Ħamrun, Hibernians and Birkirkara enjoy Premier League victories

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League leaders Ħamrun Spartans have taken another step towards a historic Premier league season as they topple rivals Gżira United in a 2-1 victory, while Hibernians and Birkirkara enjoy their respective victories over Żejtun Corinthians and Floriana.

This keeps Hibernians only a few points from the top of the table as they edge closer to Ħamrun’s 53-point lead with 51 points while Birkirkara trail behind at fourth place with 41 points.

Meanwhile, Floriana risk moving into the relegation zone after a 2-0 defeat to Birkirkara, with spectacular goals from Paul Mbong and Luke Montebello.


PM Robert Abela’s 91-year-old grandmother recovers from COVID-19

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Following previous reports of Robert Abela’s Nanna Lukarda contracting COVID-19, the Prime Minister’s beloved grandmother has finally recovered from the virus.
Lovin Malta have reported that Nanna Lukarda is out of quarantine and on her way to recovering fully.

Illum in-nanna tiegħi Lukarda tagħlaq 90 sena.

Sors ta’ enerġija u kuraġġ għalija personali ta’ kuljum!

Posted by Robert Abela on Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Abela had previously called his Nanna as a ‘personal source of everyday courage and energy’ and it is a relief to hear that Lukarda has recovered!

Rain showers and temperature drops expected next week

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Despite the recent shift to summery weather, the latest weather models are predicting drops in temperature and rain showers across Malta and Gozo over the next.

Is this the news YOU want to hear? 😱🌦☔️💦🌈😲 The latest weather models are predicting RAIN showers once again in Malta and…

Posted by Malta Weather on Friday, 26 February 2021

The Malta International Airport predicts temperatures as high as 17°C and lows 11°C to accompany the forecasted rain showers as low pressure systems traverse the Mediterranean.

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Record week for COVID-19 cases and recoveries in the past week in Malta

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The past week has been a record week for COVID-19 cases and recoveries across Malta, as the country’s reproduction number rose to 1.21.

Statistician Vincent Marmara reported this on The Malta Independent on Sunday and went on to mention the 1,419 total reported cases in the past week and 1,260 total recoveries, crediting this surge to the carnival period amongst other factors.

Marmara also highlighted the significance of the UK variant’s presence and the unknown nature of the variants’ effects, going on to appeal for public responsibility and caution.