109 COVID-19 cases registered overnight with 108 recoveries

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67 COVID-19 cases registered overnight with 323 recoveries

Malta has registered 109 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours from 3,460 swab tests, while 108 patients have recovered. This information was announced by the official Facebook page of Malta’s Ministry for Health.

From yesterday’s cases; 14 cases were family members of previously known cases, 3 cases were contact of positive work colleagues and 5 cases were direct contacts with other positive cases.

To date, Malta has registered 7,646 COVID-19 cases in total, of which: 5,479 have recovered, 88 died and 2,079 are still active.


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Italy has registered more than one million COVID-19 cases

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Italy has registered more than one million COVID-19 cases following the report of 32,961 overnight cases and 623 deaths.

Italy is one of the foremost countries to suffer the damage done by COVID-19 with the total number of cases rising to 1,028,424 cases. 

To this day, Lombardy still registers the most COVID-19 cases, with Campania and Piemonte following after.


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Dog tests positive for COVID-19 for the first time in Italy

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A poodle in Bari has tested positive for COVID-19 in the first canine case of coronavirus in Italy. 

The dog lives with a family of three, two parents and a young boy, who also tested positive for COVID-19.

The Italian Health Authorities have appealed to the public that studies show that dogs do not contribute to the spread of COVID-19.


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Students denied second chance at University; petition to validate December sessions

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As the academic year for 2020 rolls on after a delayed start in mid-October, a number of students will have to leave university after receiving unsatisfactory results with regards to the MATSEC University entry requirements.

Students were made aware of this decision prior to the commencement of the scholastic year and, despite not permitting allowing to continue their course, the December resit session will still be held for unknown reasons.

Student Timmy Camilleri has started a petition to get through to the education authorities and change the system currently in place, claiming that the uncertainty and backtracking has negatively affected students health and served as an obstacle.


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