Tag: Superintedent of Public Health
The two healthcare workers aged 25 and 27 work in the ENT (Ear, Nose, and Throat) Ward. A 53-year-old patient in the ward who suffered shortness of breath also tested positive after the health authorities carried out swab tests on patients and staff.
Addressing the elderly, Professor Gauci urged them not to leave their homes. She warned that the elderly who are most at risk, would be placing themselves in danger of contracting the virus even when going to the grocery store or supermarket. The government has rolled out a number of services to assist the elderly and people who are under mandatory quarantine. These services include delivery of food and medicines.
Newsbook.com.mt asked the Superintendent of Public Health Professor Charmaine Gauci what is the difference between mandatory quarantine and self-quarantine.