199 COVID-19 cases registered overnight with 89 recoveries

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67 COVID-19 cases registered overnight with 323 recoveries

Malta has registered 199 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours from 3,207 swab tests, while 80 patients have recovered. This information was announced by the official Facebook page of Malta’s Ministry for Health.

As of Tuesday 16th February 2021, 55,709 vaccine doses were administered of which 17,843 were 2nd doses.

To date, Malta has registered 20,246 COVID-19 cases in total, of which: 17,523 have recovered, 298 died and 2,425 are still active.


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Happy 39th Birthday Keith Demicoli!

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Happy 39th birthday to one of Malta’s foremost and favourite media personalities and newscasters, Keith Demicoli!

Keith has become a beloved figure in Malta’s media scene for always remaining positive, keeping it cool and keeping us informed and he celebrates 39 years of life today!

Wishing him more years of good health and success! WATCH what happened when we stole his car!


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Independent councillor protests unadvised garden destruction in Zebbug

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Independent Żebbug Councillor Steve Zammit Lupi has placed himself in between Infrastructure Malta and a village garden to protest allegedly unadvised destruction of the fruit garden.

Zammit Lupi has stated that no form of application of permits had been submitted and sat on a brick wall in defiance of Infrastructure Malta’s works.

Environmental NGO Moviment Graffitti has commended Zammit Lupi’s efforts to save the garden and called upon the public to aid the independent councillor in his protest while an Infrastructure Malta lawyer stated that no permit was needed.


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Mellieħa hotel evacuated after reports of fire

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Mellieħa’s Solana Hotel and Spa was evacuated on Tuesday evening after emerging reports of a fire developed in a substation on the back-end of the hotel.

Residents and employees were safely evacuated with the Civil Protection being called on site and extinguished the fire within an hour.

Reports have emerged that the hotel had between 15 and 20 residents, who have now been offered alternative accommodation in another Mellieħa hotel.


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