Watch: 6 new cases confirmed; Total of 399

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

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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12:58 Thank you for following this live blog.
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12:58 The press conference has ended.
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12:57 She as also appealed to the public to stay in and stay safe and to protect the most vulnerable.
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12:57 She explained that the situation is still one of containment
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12:56 The Superintendent of Public Health said that it is not the time for Malta to lift certain measures against the spread of coronavirus.
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12:46 Prof. Gauci is explaining when a swab test can be carried out
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12:44 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
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12:43 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
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12:42 Prof. Gauci said that all Hal Far Open Centre residents are being watched and still under quarantine
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12:39 Prof. Gauci delivering a message for the international community in Malta
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12:38 She said that people are encouraged to call the helpline launched by the authorities to assist people suffering from mental health issues and anxiety
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12:37 Prof. Gauci said that another reality that authorities are experiencing a new scenario – people suffering from anxiety due to the coronavirus situation
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12:34 The new cases;

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
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12:34 A total of 399 cases are confirmed in Malta and Gozo
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12:34 6 new cases have been confirmed
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12:32 The press briefing addressed by Prof. Charmaine Gauci will start at 12:30 pm
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12:30 Good afternoon and welcome to this live blog
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