COVID-19 vaccines in Malta will start on Sunday 27th December

 - COVID-19 - Dec 21 SHARE ON:

In an urgent press conference called earlier today, Deputy Prime Minister and Health Minister Chris Fearne announced that COVID-19 vaccines will start being administered on Sunday 27 December.

10,000 Pfizer vaccines are expected to arrive in Malta on Saturday, with thousands of vaccines to arrive in Malta every Monday until a total of 500,000 vaccines are reached.

Dr. Fearne has stated that Malta will be “one of the first countries in the world” to be administering this vaccine.


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Chris Fearne to address urgent health conference at 3PM

 - COVID-19 - Dec 21 SHARE ON:

Deputy Prime Minister and Health Minister, Dr. Chris Fearne, will address an urgent press conference at 3pm from the Ministry for Health in Valletta.

This follows the announcement the travellers arriving in Malta from the UK will have to quarantine for 14 days due to the revelation of the COVID-19 variant.


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Next two health conferences will be held on Wednesdays

 - COVID-19 - Dec 21 SHARE ON:

For the next two weeks, the Superintendent for Public Health, Prof. Charmaine Gauci will be addressing Health Conferences on Wednesdays instead of Fridays.

This is due to the fact that the following two Fridays will fall on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

The conferences will still be held at 12.30pm on TVM, tvm.com.mt and live streamed on the saħħa page.



88 COVID-19 cases registered overnight with 137 recoveries

 - COVID-19 - Dec 21 SHARE ON:
67 COVID-19 cases registered overnight with 323 recoveries

Malta has registered 88 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours from 2,868 swab tests, while 137 patients have recovered. This information was announced by the official Facebook page of Malta’s Ministry for Health.

From yesterday’s cases; 16 cases were family members of previously known cases 12 cases were contact of positive work colleagues, 6 cases were direct contacts with other positive cases and 4 were from social gatherings with other positive cases.

To date, Malta has registered 11,802 COVID-19 cases in total, of which: 10,115 have recovered, 194 died and 1,493 are still active.


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