Tag: face masks

Watch: Face masks as fashion accessories? The Archbishop approves

The wearing of facemasks is a key measure in containing the spread of Covid-19 – and the law in many circumstances, for the time being – but there’s no harm in trying to look one’s best while wearing one, according to Archbishop Charles Scicluna.

Global coronavirus death toll surpasses 800,000

The United States remains the hardest hit country with reporting almost 5.6 million cases and over 175,000 coronavirus-related deaths. The U.S. is followed by Brazil, Mexico, India and the United Kingdom.

€50 fine for people refusing to wear face masks

A €50 fine will be levied on those who refuse to wear a facemask where required, in crowded places such as buses, shops and the Gozo ferry.

Sale of inadequate masks stopped on 21 occasions

The Malta Competition and Consumer Affairs Authority has intervened on 21 occasions this year to stop the sale of face masks and personal protective equipment which did not meet legal standards, Consumer Protection Minister Julia Farrugia Portelli revealed.

3,000 free face masks for Gozitans working in Malta

The Ministry for Gozo has today announced that 1,000 face masks started to be distributed for those employed within the public sector and private sector aswell and can be collected from the Home Assist Office in Imgarr Road, Xewkija between Monday to Friday from 8 am till 3 pm.

Is the EU discriminating between Italy and Malta on face masks?

If what the Italian Prime Minister Conte declared was correct, why is the European Union discriminating between Italy and Malta, allowing the former to introduce 0%VAT on face masks?

Ford is making face masks and face shields to enable employees...

Ford is producing face masks and face shields as part of initiatives to deliver a safe working environment for employees performing essential roles at Ford facilities in Europe during the COVID-19 crisis.

‘We’re digging the trenches’: France’s intensive care medics brace for coronavirus...

France now has nearly 20,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus and the death toll stands at around 860. Two in every five of the country's 5,000 intensive car beds are already occupied by coronavirus patients.