Arrivals from Bergamo being tested for coronavirus

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

President of Malta Medical Association, MAM, Martin Balzan, has confirmed with Newsbook.com.mt that two passengers arriving in Malta from Bergamo had symptoms of high fever and high temperature however it is yet to be confirmed if they are positive to coronavirus.

Martin Balzan told Newsbook.com.mt that the situation is worrying given the fact that the Malta International Airport operates a daily flight from Bergamo, Italy, were cases of coronavirus have been confirmed.

Martin Balzan urged health authorities to take action and said that business as usual in operating flights to and from Bergamo is unacceptable.

According to the Italian media, Monday evening, a woman arriving in Palermo, Sicily from Bergamo has been tested positive to coronavirus. This is the first case of coronavirus reported in the south of Italy.