Five new COVID-19 cases were confirmed and 36 more have recovered from the virus. This was announced by Prof. Charmaine Gauci during the daily COVID-19 press briefing.
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Prof Gauci said that ideally immunity passports are not be used as the situation is still very risky.
Prof. Gauci confirmed with Newsbook.com.mt that in Gozo there are currently no active cases.
Re contact tracing app, Prof. Gauci said they are evaluating the possibility and they are also in contact with the European Union on the matter.
For the airport to reopen, this would probably be the last measure to be lifted.
She also confirmed that authorities are monitoring the situation on an international level too.
Prof. Gauci confirmed once again that residents at the Hal Far Open Centre who were found positive to coronavirus or who are under mandatory quarantine are being kept isolated from the rest of the residents as a measure of containment.
1207 tests were carried out yesterday. The number of active cases now stands at 120 and the number of people who have recovered amounts to 339.
Prof. Gauci said that the situation at the open centre is under control and stable.
The quarantine at the open centre is still on since yesterday 5 new cases were confirmed amongst the residents at the Hal Far open centre.
Prof. Gauci giving details regarding the Hal Far Open Centre. From the tests being carried out yesterday none of the residents were found positive to the virus.
Male from the Philippines. He works in the construction industry.
Male from Sudan.
Maltese male aged 49. He works in a home for the elderly but did not have any contacts with the residents.
Maltese female aged 27.
Maltese female aged 52 – works at Mater Dei.
The new cases:
More people have recovered: 36
5 new cases have been confirmed.
Prof.Gauci has entered the room
Yesterday, 8 new cases were confirmed and 17 more people have recovered form coronavirus.
The press conference addressed by Prof. Gauci is expected to start at 12:30 pm
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