The Superintendent of Public Health, Professor Charmaine Gauci announced that 6 new COVID-19 cases have been confirmed.
Prof. Gauci said that even though the number of confirmed cases are being relatively low it does not mean that is the situation in the community
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She as also appealed to the public to stay in and stay safe and to protect the most vulnerable.
She explained that the situation is still one of containment
The Superintendent of Public Health said that it is not the time for Malta to lift certain measures against the spread of coronavirus.
Prof. Gauci is explaining when a swab test can be carried out
Prof. Gauci said that even though the number of confirmed cases are relatively low it does not mean that is the situation in the community
She said that random testing on people are being carried out but the majority of the tests are being carried out on those people who show COVID-19 symptoms
Prof. Gauci said that all Hal Far Open Centre residents are being watched and still under quarantine
Prof. Gauci delivering a message for the international community in Malta
She said that people are encouraged to call the helpline launched by the authorities to assist people suffering from mental health issues and anxiety
Prof. Gauci said that another reality that authorities are experiencing a new scenario – people suffering from anxiety due to the coronavirus situation
One of the new cases is a woman from Gozo
A Maltese male who works in a government entity
Three cases from Hal Far Open Centre
The new cases;
A total of 399 cases are confirmed in Malta and Gozo
6 new cases have been confirmed
The press briefing addressed by Prof. Charmaine Gauci will start at 12:30 pm
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