The Ministry of Health has just been informed that an 86-year-old man, who had other health issues, died after testing positive for Covid-19.

The man tested positive for Covid19 on September 8.

He was admitted to Mater Dei hospital on September 17, and died earlier today.

The Ministry of Health, while offering its condolences to the relatives of the elderly, calls on the people to continue to follow the appeals of the Department of Health, including frequent hand washing, id social distance, and the use of the mask.