143 new cases of COVID-19 & 139 recoveries in the past 24 hours

 - COVID-19 - Nov 29 SHARE ON:

Malta has registered 143 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours from 3,033 swab tests, while 139 patients have recovered. This information was announced by the official Facebook page of Malta’s Ministry for Health.

22 cases were family members of previously known cases, 4 cases were contact of positive work colleagues and 2 cases were from direct contact with other positive cases.

To date, Malta has registered 9,752 COVID-19 cases in total, of which: 7,557 have recovered, 133 died and 2,062 are still active.


Malta will be starting its journey towards a return to normality in a month’s time – Abela

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Prime Minister Robert Abela has announced this morning that in a month’s time, Malta will be starting its journey towards returning to normality.

This comes after the announcement made during the week during a live Q&A, that the COVID-19 vaccine is expected to arrive in Malta in around 3-4 weeks.


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Hospitals in the UK expecting COVID-19 vaccines in around 10 days

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Hospitals in the UK have been told that the coronavirus vaccine should be distributed to them “in as little as 10 days’ time”, around 7, 8 or 9 December.

Healthcare workers, people aged 70+ and people at very high risk of contracting coronavirus due to health problems are to be given high priority.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has also appointed a new minister to take charge of the coronavirus vaccine rollout, to oversee the distribution of the vaccines.


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Funeral worker loses job after taking a selfie with Maradona’s body

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A selfie of a funeral worker by Diego Maradona’s body in his open coffin started circulating on Thursday and quickly sparked international outrage.

Maradona’s lawyers were quick to take legal action and the funeral worker was quickly identified and fired from his job.


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