94 active COVID-19 cases; 7 new confirmed

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

Prof. Charmaine Gauci, the Superintendent for Public Health gave the latest updates on the coronavirus situation.

During today’s press briefing, not all media outlets were present online due to technical issues.

13:13 The press conference ends here. Thank you for following.
Amy Borg
13:11 During today's press briefing, not all media outlets were present online due to technical issues.
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13:11 Regarding the measures to be lifted, Prof. Gauci said that they will be implemented with caution.
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13:09 Prof. Gauci also said that at this stage they are focusing to keep the average rate of the R factor is kept as low as possible.
Amy Borg
13:06 Prof. Gauci did not mention the nationality of the new foreign nationals confirmed positive.
Amy Borg
13:00 The new cases:

Maltese female aged 52 – had no symptoms and she works in a retail outlet.
Male aged 52 (foreign national) – went to the emergency department
Male aged 47 (foreign national)
Maltese male aged 50 – he works in a retail outlet.
Female (foreign national) – she works as a carer in a home for the elderly.
Maltese male aged 55 – is being treated in a ward at Mater Dei.
Male aged 32 (foreign national)
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12:47 In the meantime, we are waiting for the press conference to start.
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12:46 The total of recovered cases is of 454.
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12:45 The Ministry also announced that 4 more people have recovered which means that the number of active cases now stands at 93.
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12:45 The Ministry for Health has already announced that there are 7 new coronavirus cases.
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12:31 The press conference is expected to start soon.
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12:23 For the latest updates on coronavirus and more, you can download the Newsbook app.
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12:22 It will be addressed by Prof. Gauci – The Superintendent for Public Health.
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12:22 The press conference is expected to start at 12:30 pm.
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12:14 Good afternoon. Welcome to Newsbook.com.mt live blog.
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