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115 COVID-19 cases registered overnight with 128 recoveries

67 COVID-19 cases registered overnight with 323 recoveries
Dec 29 2020 Share

Malta has registered 115 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours from 2,797 swab tests, while 128 patients have recovered. This information was announced by the official Facebook page of Malta’s Ministry for Health.

From yesterday’s cases; 34 cases were family members of previously known cases, 18 cases were contact of positive work colleagues, 7 cases were direct contacts with other positive cases and 8 cases were from social gatherings with other positive cases.

To date, Malta has registered 12,541 COVID-19 cases in total, of which: 10,919 have recovered, 215 died and 1,407 are still active.


Robert Abela claims ‘only reporting’ Bernard Grech’s tax issues to tax chief

Dec 29 2020 Share

Following the recent stir caused by the tax issues between Robert Abela, Bernard Grech and tax chief Martin Gaerty, the police have denied the fact they require the PM’s go-ahead.

Moreover, Robert Abela has also stated that he was only doing his duty in reporting Grech’s tax situation to the tax commissioner.

The Prime Minister explained how every citizen carries the responsibility of reporting law-breaking to the respective authorities.


Bars and clubs may remain closed after 1st January

Dec 29 2020 Share

Insider reports from Times of Malta have emerged recently suggesting that the closure of bars & clubs may be extended past the first of January 2020, potentially creating a problem for local business owners.

Initial reports stated that these establishments could open towards the beginning of December, when shortly after, Prime Minister Robert Abela announced an extension of their closure.

As it stands, the legal notice states that bars and clubs are not to open until January 1st 2021 and it is unclear whether or not the decision is confirmed, but only time will tell.


Żifna tal-aħħar tas-sena is here!

Dec 28 2020 Share

Żifna is an artistic project which portrays the power of movement and dance across the Maltese Islands. For the 12th instalment of the Żifna project, the goal was to capture the Christmas and New Year Spirit across various localities in Malta.

The dancers who took part in the final Żifna are; Kimberly Lowell, Nicole Schembri, Deedee Clark and Becky Gatt.

All of the photos during the Żifna project were taken by Albert Camilleri.

#12 Żifna tal-Aħħar tas-SenaAn artistic project of movement & dance across the Maltese Islands 🇲🇹Dancers: Nicole Schembri, Kimberly Lowell, Deedee Clark & Becky Gatt

Posted by Albert Camilleri on Monday, 28 December 2020