No one caught breaching social distancing rules


Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

No one was caught gathering in groups of more than three individuals in public places on Tuesday during the continuous patrols which are being carried out by the police, the government said in the the daily coronavirus bulletin.

During 613 inspections which were carried out in the last 24 hours no one was caught breaking obligatory quarantine.

The government corrected the figures of the day before saying the total number of individuals who were in groups of three or more and were subsequently fined was 27 and not 43 as previously reported.

Another 24 individuals including an 80-year-old man have recovered from coronavirus in the last few hours. A total of 150 individuals have recovered so far. These patients tested negative 14 days after the last virus symptoms were present in them and therefore they are considered to have recovered for the health authorities.

On Tuesday, Superintendent of Public Health Professor Charmaine Gauci announced that 12 individuals had tested positive after 726 swab tests. The new confirmed cases include an elderly man who is 81 years old and three residents at Hal Far open centre. In total there are 290 active cases. One person remains in intensive care and he is breathing through a ventilator.

The government has also encouraged the public to join ŻfinMalta which is offering virtual ballet lessons to all those who are interested. Classes are being held every Sunday at 6pm. Individuals who are interested are being encouraged to email the entity on with the subject line ‘Ballet class with ŻfinMalta’.

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