Brincat said that resilience and agility are crucial for Europe to overcome the challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic. He explained that the biggest challenge during the pandemic was to find new methods and practices that would speed up the processes of decision-making during the crisis to address the new challenges.
The outbreak of the pandemic in Malta has led to children increasing time at home with abusers.
Malta's 60th victim
The data reported in its Economic Update refer to August 2020 when restrictive measures related to coronavirus were lifted. Mitigation measures were re-introduced in mid-August when the number of infections started to surge and Malta entered its second wave. The measures affected predominantly the entertainment sector.
The President said that the situation in Malta is of concern.
“The pandemic has brought us to a crossroads”, wrote Pope Francis in his message for the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation and the Season of Creation celebrated between September 1 and October 4. He added that “we must use this decisive moment to end our superfluous and destructive goals and activities, and to cultivate values, connections and activities that are life-giving.”