134 COVID-19 cases registered overnight with 195 recoveries

67 COVID-19 cases registered overnight with 323 recoveries
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Malta has registered 134 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours from 2,772 swab tests, while 195 patients have recovered. This information was announced by the official Facebook page of Malta’s Ministry for Health.

As of Friday 5th February 2021, 35,676 vaccine doses were administered of which 7,594 were 2nd doses.

To date, Malta has registered 18,576 COVID-19 cases in total, of which: 15,896 have recovered, 279 died and 2,401 are still active.


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Crowds call for democracy in largest protest Myanmar has seen

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Hundreds of people gathered in Yangon, Myanmar to protest the country’s military coup, criticising their military dictator and calling for democracy.

Protests against the military coup arose despite Telenor, one of Myanmar’s biggest telecommunication providers, being ordered to shut down access to social media ‘for the sake of stability’.

The crowds are calling for the release of their elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi after he, with many others, was detained by the army and is currently under house arrest.


Manchester United move Munich remembrance event online

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“The 63rd anniversary of the Munich air disaster today will be like none that have gone before it.”

Today marks the 63rd anniversary of the Munich Air Disaster which left 23 people dead, eight of which being Manchester United’s own Busby Babes, but the event will be commemorated differently in 2021.

Due to the ongoing pandemic, United have moved their anniversary event from Old Trafford to digital platforms such as MUTV and United’s social media.


Showers expected for the weekend after two days of summer in February

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After what can be considered as two days of Summer in February, the Malta International Airport has issued a forecast which predicts isolated showers on Sunday and wind & thundery showers on Monday.

Cooler temperatures are also expected with highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C going into Monday.

This rapid change in weather is a result of the low-pressure system over Northern Africa moving across the Mediterranean, so get your jackets and scarves ready!