Watch: One new COVID-19 case in 24 hrs

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

The Ministry for Health announced that in the past 24 hours only 1 case was confirmed.

The press conference was addressed by Prof. Charmaine Gauci.

13:02 The press conference ends here. The next press briefing will be addressed by Prof. Gauci on Wednesday.

Thank you for following.
Amy Borg
13:00 A number of elderly homes have not introduced yet the new visiting system as announced last week by the government.

Prof. Gauci said that the homes need to ensure that the necessary means to protect the elderly are implemented.
Amy Borg
12:55 Regarding the re-opening of the airport, Prof. Gauci said that discussions are underway.
Amy Borg
12:52 Prof. Gauci said that when they analyse the R factor they also take into consideration the number of cases without symptoms.
Amy Borg
12:48 Ther is still a long way ahead for Malta to be declared coronavirus free, said Prof. Gauci.
Amy Borg
12:45 She is explaining that the relaxation of measures came into effect following consultation with various entities.

Regarding the re-opening of childcare centres, prof. Gauci said that they are consulting with the Ministry for Education.
Amy Borg
12:40 Prof. Gauci said that it is important that the epidemiological studies of the confirmed cases are followed up.
Amy Borg
12:37 The other cases:

A cluster of 3 individuals
Maltese female aged 43 – works at Karin Grech Hospital. She is not a healthcare worker.
Resident at Karin Grech Hospital – Maltese female
19-year-old Maltese female who works in a pharmacy
Another two Maltese male
Amy Borg
12:34 11 cases in 3 days:

4 of the cases confirmed in the past 3 days had no symptoms.

29-year-old Maltese female
Maltese female
Maltese male who works as a healthcare worker
Male from Algeria
Amy Borg
12:33 The total number of active cases: 120

The total number of recoveries: 485

The total number of swab tests in 24 hours: 803
Amy Borg
12:33 The press conference has just started.
Amy Borg
12:31 In an infographic published on Facebook, health authorities announced that the total number of recovered cases in 24 hrs is 9.
Amy Borg
12:31 The Ministry for Health has just announced that in the past 24 hours only 1 case was confirmed.
Amy Borg
12:18 The press conference is expected to start at 12:30 pm.
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