11 new coronavirus cases

Miguela Xuereb

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

11 new coronavirus cases were detected following 1519 swab tests carried out in the last 24 hours.

Another 4 patients have successfully recovered. The total number of active cases stands at 103.

This was announced by the Ministry for Health in a post on Facebook as on Monday the Superintendent for Public Health Prof. Charmaine Gauci announced that she will not be delivering the press briefings on a daily basis but on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

OFFICIAL COVID-19 figures for 19•05•2020Chris Fearne | MaltaGov | Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Directorate | Covid19 Malta

Posted by saħħa on Tuesday, May 19, 2020

On Monday evening, Prime Minister Robert Abela announced that as from Friday, Malta will start returning to normality. Businesses will reopen their doors after having closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The press conference was also addressed by Health Minister Chris Fearne and Superintendent of Public Health Prof. Charmaine Gauci

Prof. Charmaine Gauci said that this relaxation of measures is being done based on the risk assessment done by the health authorities to determine what is deemed safe and what is not. She stressed that people must follow the guidelines set by the authorities, especially social distancing.

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