Holidays in Malta; goes to the club – 200 youths to take swab tests

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Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

A youth who had spent her holidays in Malta returned home and went out on Friday 14 August, only to discover that she was positive for coronavirus two days later.

Italy has shuttered its nightclubs, bars and discos on Sunday, in an attempt to curb the spread of the virus.

Italian media reported how the youth from Fidenza had spent the night at a club in Alseno province of Piacenza.

The club managers reportedly told IlPiacenza and ParmaToday, that the woman had contracted the virus in Malta where she had spent her holidays.

The health authorities in Piacenza have appealed to the youths who hang out at the said club to take a swab test.

Parma’s director of the national health service Silvia Paglioli told the local Italian newspapers that around 200 people will need to get a swab test. The health authorities have a list of the people who were at the club between 14 and 15 August which is being used for contact tracing.

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