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108 COVID-19 cases registered overnight with 121 recoveries

 - COVID-19 - Nov 28 SHARE ON:

Malta has registered 108 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours from 2,870 swab tests, while 121 patients have recovered. This information was announced by the official Facebook page of Malta’s Ministry for Health.

32 cases were family members of previously known cases, 2 cases were contact of positive work colleagues and 3 cases were from social gatherings with other positive cases.

To date, Malta has registered 9,609 COVID-19 cases in total, of which: 7,418 have recovered, 132 died and 2,059 are still active.

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Mario Grech named first Gozitan cardinal in history

 - International - Nov 28 SHARE ON:

Former Gozo Bishop Mario Grech has been named cardinal by Pope Francis in a historic first for Gozo.

This follows Mario Grech’s stepping down from his Gozo Bishop position to take the job of Secretary General of the Synod of Bishops.

Grech is one of the 13 new cardinals to be named by Pope Francis this time round and the next Maltese cardinal to be named after Prosper Grech who passed away in December 2019.

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Millions of COVID-19 vaccines to pass through Frankfurt Airport

 - COVID-19 - Nov 28 SHARE ON:

Frankfurt Airport prepares to become a central hub in an international pharmaceutical operation as millions os COVID-19 vaccines are expected to pass through it upon approval. 

Lufthansa Cargo’s director of operation stated that they are entering a ‘hot’ phase and assures that the team is prepared for the logistical challenge ahead. 

Frankfurt Airport has always been a central hub in the transportation of such goods, with the terminal delivering endless pandemic-ready goods such as medicine, surgical equipment and more around the world.

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Robert Abela invites Michael Mifsud to Castille

 - Local - Nov 28 SHARE ON:

Following an illustrious football career and countless honours for the Maltese forward, Michael Mifsud has retired from professional football. 

To celebrate his career and years as ambassador for Malta, Prime Minister Robert Abela invited Mifsud into Castille and commended him for being one of Malta’s best football players, wishing him luck for the future. 

Ħadt pjaċir niltaqa’ ma’ Michael Mifsud fil-Berġa ta’ Kastilja. Michael se jibqa’ mniżżel bħala wieħed mill-aqwa…

Posted by Robert Abela on Friday, November 27, 2020

Moreover, during the span of his international career, Michael Mifsud played 143 games and scored 42 goals, the last of which being against Liechtenstein.

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