The Minister for Gozo Clint Camilleri said that the Carnival holidays, if not spent in Gozo, will be spent elsewhere.
If gatherings go ahead during the Carnival break, Malta could register another surge in coronavirus cases, the union warned as it called for more stringent restrictions and rigorous enforcement.
A number of Medical Specialist Associations are disturbed by the resurgence in the number of Covid-19 cases over the festive season.
The Minsitry for Gozo said that this year’s carnival celebrations broke all attendance records with 47,914 people visiting Gozo during carnival days. In a press statement, the Ministry for Gozo said that the when comapred to 2019 there was an increase of 6.8% in the number of people visiting Gozo for carnival celebrations.
Germany increased security at some carnival processions on Tuesday after a local man ploughed his car into a parade in the western German town of Volkmarsen, injuring 61 people, including 20 children.
Ten people were injured on Monday after a car ploughed into a carnival parade in the western German town of Volkmarsen, police said, adding that the driver had been arrested.
Many Maltese flock to Gozo to join the carnival celebrations at Nadur. Over the years, the spontaneous carnival earned a reputation for its irreverence. From the photos already circulating online, this year's carnival celebrations did not let politicians off the hook.