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Caruana Galizia public inquiry to continue proceedings beyond extended deadline

Dec 15 2020 Share

Judges on the Caruana Galizia public inquiry have stated that proceedings will go beyond the 15th December deadline, which had already been extended from September.

Following the six-hour hearing of Joseph Muscat’s former chief of staff Keith Schembri, the judges stated that no external factors such as undue pressure will affect the brief.

The board revealed that data extracted from Europol’s analysis of the relevant electronic devices could be available by January.


COVID-19 cases drop below 50 for second time in December with deaths up to 177

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Today’s COVID-19 daily update published on the ‘saħħa’ page reported 49 new cases registered overnight.

This would be the seventh two-digit case report for the month of December and the second time cases fell below 50.

However, one must take into consideration the spike in deaths, with the death toll up to 177.

One must not forget the importance of adhering to the imposed restrictions and measures.


Hugo’s Group are masking up for charity

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Hugo’s Group is truly the gift that keeps on giving this Christmas season and their latest campaign, #MaskUp4Charity is a testament of that.

With consumer health and safety something close to the group’s heart, Hugo’s Group are officially launching their own stylish line of face masks.

#MASKUP4CHARITY with Hugo’s 😷Consumer health and safety has always been a main priority for Hugo’s Group, now even…

Posted by Hugo's Group on Tuesday, 15 December 2020

You can purchase your own at any Hugo’s outlet at €6.95 and what’s even better is that part of the proceeds are going to charity!


49 COVID-19 cases registered overnight with 101 recoveries

67 COVID-19 cases registered overnight with 323 recoveries
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Malta has registered 49 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours from 2,446 swab tests, while 101 patients have recovered. This information was announced by the official Facebook page of Malta’s Ministry for Health.

From yesterday’s cases; 34 cases were family members of previously known cases, 19 cases were contact of positive work colleagues, 4 cases were direct contacts with other positive cases and 4 cases were from social gatherings with other positive cases.

To date, Malta has registered 11,303 COVID-19 cases in total, of which: 9,420 have recovered, 177 died and 1,706 are still active.