23 fined for public gatherings; 1 for breaching mandatory quarantine

Miguela Xuereb

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

23 persons were each fined €100 during the continuous rounds by the Police and the Environmental health Officers are conducting to ensure that no gatherings in public places involving more than four individuals take place.

This was announced in the daily government bulletin through which the public is kept updated on the latest developments related to the coronavirus outbreak in Malta.

A person was found breaching obligatory quarantine during 344 inspections carried out in the last 24 hours.

The health authorities have once again appealed to the general to be responsible and cooperate with all the directives in place.

As from Monday, the Police conducts office has reopened its doors to the public after having been closed two months ago as part of the measures against the spread of coronavirus. The government however appealed to the general public to continue using their online service.

During the daily press briefing, Superintendent of Public Health Prof. Charmaine Gauci announced that another patient has been declared as having recovered from coronavirus. The number of patients which have recovered so far stands at 434.

A total of 778 tests were carried out between Sunday and Monday, out of which seven resulted positive. Among the new cases, were four health care workers. To date 43,398 tests have been carried out. So far, 503 cases have been registered in Malta out of which 64 are still active.

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