Borat 2 drops today!

 - Culture - Oct 23 SHARE ON:

The sequel to Sacha Baron Cohen’s film ‘Borat’ is finally out on Amazon Prime today and it looks like it may create more controversy than its predecessor.

In an interview with the New York Times, Cohen reiterated the importance of releasing the film before the US election, so it can “remind the women who they are voting for”



€50 fine for anyone caught without a mask today

 - COVID-19 - Oct 23 SHARE ON:

During today’s public health conference, Superintendent for Public Health Prof. Charmaine Gauci reiterated the recently-enforced mask laws.

That is, anyone caught without a mask in public places my receive a fine of between €50 and €100, depending on the circumstances.

Prof. Gauci appealed to the public regarding the importance of mask-wearing, even in places of work.

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Reports of delayed clarification following positive testing of COVID-19

 - COVID-19 - Oct 23 SHARE ON:

Malta Daily has received several reports of individuals having issues of delayed responses with the current contact tracing system.

It has been reported that people who test positive or have relatives that have tested positive are being “left in the dark” without being presented a way forward from health representatives.

The health system is currently under huge stress as Malta currently has more than 1,700 active cases with around 308,000 total swab tests being conducted since the beginning of the pandemic.

Recently, the ECDC has reported that Malta has the second-highest rate COVID-19 testing rate in Europe.

Have you had a similar experience? Drop us a line and let us know!


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121 COVID-19 cases registered overnight with 55 recoveries

 - COVID-19 - Oct 23 SHARE ON:

Malta has registered 121 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours from 2,685 swab tests, while 55 patients have recovered. This information was announced by the official Facebook page of Malta’s Ministry for Health.

Details on new active cases will be given by Prof. Charmaine Gauci during a press briefing at 12:30 which will be streamed on saħħa.

To date, Malta has registered 5,258 COVID-19 cases in total, of which: 3,439 have recovered, 49 died and 1,770 are still active.


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