No one caught breaching quarantine rules; 4 fined €100 each

CMRU

For the second day in a row no one breached quarantine rules while four people were fined a €100 each for gathering in a group in breach of the recent regulation.

A total of 218 inspections were carried out in the last 24 hours, the government said in the daily coronavirus bulletin.

A public health emergency was declared in Malta amid the coronavirus outbreak through a legal notice.

Establishments continued to follow the regulations imposed on them due to the coronavirus outbreak in Malta. A total of 1270 inspections were carried out in Malta and Gozo.

The government said that officials from the Malta Tourism Authority have conducted more than 14,000 inspections so far.

Birth registrations

Birth registrations will be carried out via email as from Monday 6 April. The government explained that after the registration via localnotifications.pubreg@gov.mt, officials from Identity Malta will guide the parents so that they can send the necessary documents by registered post to the Office of the Public Registry.

The documents which will be required to register a newborn are the following:

  • a filled-in formula for Birth Notification;
  • birth certificate obtained from hospital which is signed by the midwife;
  • a copy of the Identity Cards of the parents;
  • other documents as required by Public Registry;
  • a copy of the €2.60 payment to Identity Malta.

The Birth Act is then sent by registered post to the parents so that they may confirm the details listed are correct. The parents are then required to sign the Act and send it back Public Registry. The parents will be notified that registration is complete and the Birth Certificate can be ordered from www.certifikati.gov.mt.

A total of 11 new coronavirus cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours. Among the newly confirmed cases, there are two elderly persons, a two-year-old girl and a case of another asylum seeker who resides at Ħal Far open centre. All the newly confirmed cases were a result of local transmission. So far, 213 patients have tested positive to coronavirus. All patients are in good condition of health, although there are 3 patients in intensive care.

More than 9,700 swab tests have been carried out.

Government Helplines

  • 111 – For those who feel symptoms of COVID-19 or who wish further information
  • 21411 411 – For those in mandatory quarantine who require provisions of food and medicine
  • 1772 – For those who are feeling lonely.
  • 153 – For those who require information about the financial measures administered by the Department for Social Security.
  • 144 – For those who require information about the financial measures administered by Malta Enterprise.
  • 2204 2200 – For Maltese residents who were caught in one of the high-risk countries and wish to return to Malta.
  • 25981000 – For those who have questions about the educational sector and the impact of the coronavirus
  • 21692447– For hoteliers and tourists who have questions about the announced measures.
  • 25903030 – For elderly persons bereft of support who need medicines, ready-made meals or food products (fruit and vegetables).
  • 25469111 – For those who work in the gaming industry.

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