The Water Rescue section within the Emergency Response and Rescue Corps, (ERRC) is warning swimmers of rough conditions at a number of swimming areas. Strong North-Easterly winds will affect mostly Marsalforn bay, Ramla bay, Ħondoq ir-Rummien and other Gozitan bays including Daħlet Qorrot and San Blas bay, together with Santa Marija bay in Comino. Swimmers are encouraged to take the necessary precautions and follow lifeguards’ advice where beaches are supervised.
Captain Brett Crozier was relieved of his command of the USS Theodore Roosevelt on Thursday after a scathing letter in which he called on the Navy to take "decisive action" to halt the spread of the virus aboard the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier was leaked to the media.
Demand for face shields, along with N95-masks and other personal protective equipment (PPE) has skyrocketed with the surge of patients infected with the highly contagious virus. There were more than 238,800 confirmed U.S. cases as of Thursday.