84 COVID-19 cases registered overnight with 118 recoveries

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Malta has registered 84 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours from 2,249 swab tests, while 118 patients have recovered. This information was announced by the official Facebook page of Malta’s Ministry for Health.

From yesterday’s cases; 33 cases were family members of previously known cases, 15 cases were contact of positive work colleagues, 16 cases were direct contacts with other positive cases and 10 cases were from social gatherings with other positive cases.

To date, Malta has registered 12,325 COVID-19 cases in total, of which: 10,668 have recovered, 210 died and 1,447 are still active.


Gaming for a cause: in aid of Foodbank Lifeline Foundation

Dec 27 2020 Share

The holiday season often means a couple of days of gaming for many, but Velocity Esports Racing have teamed up with level academy to organise a mini F1 2020 Championship in aid of the Foodbank Lifeline Foundation.

In the tournament, participants will be split into groups to race in a series of 5 laps.

Posted by Velocity Esports Racing on Sunday, 27 December 2020

The event will take place today, Sunday 27th and will be streamed on the Velocity Esports Racing Facebook page!


We must remain vigilant: Dr. Chris Barbara reacts to arrival of COVID-19 vaccine

Dec 27 2020 Share

In his first reaction interview with Malta Daily, Mater Dei’s Pathology Department Chairman, Dr. Christopher Barbara expressed his pleasure in Malta receiving the COVID-19 vaccine because the country finally has something with which the respond to the virus.

However, Dr. Barbara went on to say that it will not be a quick process until the world rids of COVID-19, exclaiming certainty in the fact that people will start travelling once again and may meet people who have not been vaccinated.

COVID-19 Vaccine: Dr. Christopher Barbara REACTS

Chairman of Mater Dei's pathology department Dr. Christopher Barbara's reaction to the arrival of the COVID-19 vaccine – We must remain vigilant. 🇲🇹#MaltaDaily

Posted by Malta Daily on Sunday, 27 December 2020

Dr. Barbara went on to state the importance of taking care of our front-liners, vulnerable and elderly as well highlighting the positive effect of herd immunity whilst also appealing to everyone to remain cautious and vigilant, especially during the festive season.


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Malta amongst the first: David Agius reacts to arrival of COVID-19 vaccine

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In his first reaction with Malta Daily, Member of Parliament and Nationalist Party Deputy Leader David Agius expressed pride in Malta’s receiving of the COVID-19 vaccine, highlighting the benefits of being a member of the European family, with Malta being amongst the first countries to receive the vaccine.

MP and Partit Nazzjonalista Deputy Leader David Agius's reaction the arrival of the COVID-19 vaccine – Malta amongst the first countries to receive it. 🇲🇹

Posted by Malta Daily on Sunday, 27 December 2020

Agius also reiterated the importance in delivering the vaccine to those who need it most, the front-liners and vulnerable individuals and expressed how this is is a moment of happiness for both the Nationalist Party and the country in general because it is a good moment for the Maltese people.