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70th COVID-19 death registered

Nov 5 2020 Share

Following the report of four COVID-19 related deaths yesterday, the Health Authorities have revealed that a 75-year-old man died of COVID-19 late Wednesday night. 

The man was admitted to Mater Dei Hospital on the 3rd of November and tested positive for COVID-19 the following day. It is also reported that the man also suffered from chronic conditions. 

This is the 70th death related to COVID-19. 


Cyrus Engerer fills Dalli’s vacated seat in European Parliament

Nov 5 2020 Share

Following a casual election to fill Miriam Dalli’s vacated seat in the European Parliament, Cyrus Enger was voted on to become Malta’s sixth representative in the EP. 

Engerer is set to fill in for Dalli after she resigned from European Parliament to occupy a Maltese Parliamentary seat. 

Engerer contested against Felix Busuttil Galea, Josef Caruana, Mary Gauci, James Grech, Robert Micallef and Lorna Vassallo.

Sliema murder suspect unsuccessfully attempts to escape prison

Nov 5 2020 Share

Daniel Muka, the Albanian suspect behind the Sliema double murder case, was caught and foiled in attempting to escape the Corradino Correctional Facility.

Reports have emerged that Muka was in possession of a tool or a potential weapon.

Muka was arrested for the double murder of Chris Pandolfino and Ivor Maciejowski in Sliema after his Floriana apartment was raided.


COVID-19 victims up to 69 after 4 deaths in just one day

Nov 5 2020 Share

Four more COVID-19 deaths were registered on Wednesday, bringing the total number of registered deaths up to 69. 

The victims are a 63-year-old, an 83-year-old, and 86-year-old and an 87-year-old, all of which are reported to have had underlying health conditions according to the Health Authorities. 

The total number of active cases currently stands at 1,853.