State of public health emergency to be lifted at the end of June

Mater Dei
Mater Dei

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

The state of public health emergency will be lifted at the end of June.

In a legal notice published on Monday, the Health Ministry and the Superintendence of Public Health have jointly declared that the legal notice providing for the state of public health emergency will be repealed on 30 June.

Partit Laburista Leader Robert Abela said that the state of public health emergency will be lifted very soon, during an interview on party media.

The Superintendence of Public Health will also repeal a number of other legal notices which came into force due to the outbreak of coronavirus in Malta.

A separate legal notice was issued allowing for travel to and from 22 countries as from 1 July.

Travelling will be allowed to and from:

  • Austria
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Germany
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Norway
  • Italy with the exception of Emilia Romagna, Lombardy and Piemonte.
  • France with the exception of Ile-de-France;
  • Slovakia
  • Switzerland
  • Greech
  • Croatia
  • Spain with the exception of Madrid, Catalonia, Castilla-La Mancha, Castile and Leon;
  • Poland

On Tuesday, six new coronavirus cases were detected overnight following 1,236 swab tests.