In a statement on Monday, the college noted that Malta went from being the 'poster child' of European success to the pandemic to being on the quarantine list of an increasing number of countries.
Not wearing a mask while inside a retail outlet or while using public transport or the ferry as well inside the Malta International Airport will make one liable to a €100 fine.
Mask are currently required only on public transportation and in airports
The chamber said that it was not consulted on the legal notice regarding the capped prices to the public of surgical masks and visors.
Court reopens tomorrow
Some 300,000 coronavirus masks sent to pregnant women in Japan as part of a government handout have been found to be faulty, media reported on Tuesday, the latest in a string of complaints about how the government has dealt with the epidemic.
The Civil Society Network is appealing for the dissemination of masks to the general public free of charge and at the same time for the introduction of the obligation to wear masks when in public places, or at least in urban areas.
The coronavirus outbreak has left people frantically to find supplies to keep them safe from contracting the disease. As a result, people are throwing their used disposable gloves and masks on the streets as soon as they’re done with them instead of disposing them properly.
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