Masks and sanitisers donated to Ħal Far open centre

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Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

The Ħal Far open centre has received 2,000 in reusable masks and 100 litres in hand sanitisers to help curb the spread of the coronavirus within the community residing at the centre. Ħal Far has been under lockdown after a first few cases were detected. To date 35 residents have tested positive for coronavirus.

The donation was made by the French Embassy in Malta and STMicroElectronics Malta Ltd.

Residents at Ħal Far will be confined to the centre for at least another 14 days after the government extended the quarantine period.

In a statement AWAS said that this was one of the various initiatives which were taken to curb the spread of the virus among the residents at Ħal FAr.

French Ambassador Brigitte Curmi reiterated the commitment of France to continue assisting Malta in the migration field.

STMicroElectronics General Manager Laurent Filipozzi stressed the necessity for solidarity during the coronavirus pandemic.

AWAS CEO Mauro Farrugia thanked the embassy and the company for their tangible help during these challenging times.

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