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.
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Prof. Gauci said that the homes need to ensure that the necessary means to protect the elderly are implemented.
A number of elderly homes have not introduced yet the new visiting system as announced last week by the government.
Regarding the re-opening of the airport, Prof. Gauci said that discussions are underway.
Prof. Gauci said that when they analyse the R factor they also take into consideration the number of cases without symptoms.
Ther is still a long way ahead for Malta to be declared coronavirus free, said Prof. Gauci.
Regarding the re-opening of childcare centres, prof. Gauci said that they are consulting with the Ministry for Education.
She is explaining that the relaxation of measures came into effect following consultation with various entities.
Prof. Gauci said that it is important that the epidemiological studies of the confirmed cases are followed up.
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
The other cases:
4 of the cases confirmed in the past 3 days had no symptoms.
29-year-old Maltese female
Maltese male who works as a healthcare worker
Male from Algeria
11 cases in 3 days:
The total number of recoveries: 485
The total number of swab tests in 24 hours: 803
The total number of active cases: 120
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In an infographic published on Facebook, health authorities announced that the total number of recovered cases in 24 hrs is 9.
The Ministry for Health has just announced that in the past 24 hours only 1 case was confirmed.
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