President self-isolating after staff member gets Covid-19

Public Service Week 2020 President George Vella and Principal Permanent Secretary Mario Cutajar address the winners of the Public Service-Verdala Palace, Buskett-24-9-2020

President George Vella and Mrs Vella have decided to self-isolate for one week as a precautionary measure after a member of the Palace’s staff tested positive for Covid-19 during a routine swab tests.

The Office of the President reported that the President and his wife have both tested negative, but nevertheless felt that the precaution was advisable.

All the President’s engagements that had been scheduled for the coming week are being postponed.