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A surge of infections has prompted countries to reimpose some travel restrictions in recent days, with Britain throwing the reopening of Europe's tourism industry into disarray by ordering a quarantine on travellers returning from Spain.
Malta will be open for travel to and from 28 additional countries – including the UK – on the strength of a new legal notice amending the travel ban imposed at the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic.
During the second quarter, just over 8,700 passengers arrived in Malta or left the island on one of 311 humanitarian flights operated as commercial air traffic stood still.
Heathrow Airport announced that in view of this they have transitioned to a single runway operation to increase resilience and safety. The airport is temporarily consolidating services to Terminals 2 and 5.
"We don't need you clapping, we don't want your food or singing, all we need you to do is to stay home and listen to the health authorities.
Prime Minister Abela urged for the public to remain calm and think rationally. He maintained that while he understood that people might be scared, one needs to refer to facts. "This is not a situation for social media," Abela said.
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