146 COVID-19 cases registered overnight with 168 recoveries

 - COVID-19 - Nov 7 SHARE ON:
67 COVID-19 cases registered overnight with 323 recoveries

Malta has registered 146 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours from 2,941 swab tests, while 168 patients have recovered. This information was announced by the official Facebook page of Malta’s Ministry for Health.

From yesterday’s cases; 19 cases were family members of previously known cases, 17 cases were contact of positive work colleagues and 11 cases were direct contacts with other positive cases and 7 cases were from social gatherings with other positive cases.

To date, Malta has registered 7.039 COVID-19 cases in total, of which: 5,000 have recovered, 74 died and 1,965 are still active.


Bernard Grech to contest 5th and 11th districts

 - Local - Nov 7 SHARE ON:

Newly-elected Nationalist Party Leader Bernard Grech will be contesting the 5th and 11th electoral districts in what will be his first general election. 

The fifth district consists of Birżebbuġa, Kirskop, Imqabba, Ħal-Farruġ (Luqa), Qrendi, Safi and Bubaqra (Żurrieq) whereas the 11th district consists of Mdina, Attard, Mosta and Burmarrad (St. Paul’s Bay). 

The fifth district is largely considered as a ‘Labour Area’ with the Labour Party winning with more than 65% of the vote whereas the 11th district is what is considered a ‘stronghold’ for the Nationalist party, where it won more than 55% of the vote in the last general election.


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COVID-19 deaths in Europe exceed 300,000

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As the second wave of COVID-19 continues to surge through Europe with more than 12 million cases reported, a total of 300,000 deaths were registered.

Two-thirds of the deaths have been registered in the UK, Italy, France, Spain and Russia with countries like Italy returning to lockdown and Liverpool and Britain utilising testing across the entire city. 

Malta has, so far, registered 6,893 COVID-19 cases and 73 deaths with the Prime Minister shutting down any rumours of lockdown.



Wedding Crashers 2 is in development

 - Culture - Nov 7 SHARE ON:

Everyone has their own go-to list comedy movies for when you want to just chill out and laugh, and Wedding Crashers definitely tops many people’s lists. 

15 years later, Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson are set to return for a sequel to 2005 comedy, as Vaughn revealed that the sequel is in its early stages with an idea he believes to be ‘pretty good’ in an interview with Entertainment Tonight.


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