Malta National Team rises four places in FIFA rankings

 - Sports - Nov 27 SHARE ON:

The Maltese National Team has risen four points in FIFA’s rankings to secure its place in 176th place, according to FIFA.com. 

The squad has secured two wins against Liechtenstein and Andorra in the past few days with a draw against The Faroe Islands.

The national team has also advanced in the UEFA rankings to secure it’s spot at 51st place, just one place away from being in Pot 5 in future group draws.


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4 deaths, 15 in ITU and 4,000 currently in quarantine

 - COVID-19 - Nov 27 SHARE ON:

Follow the Superintendent for Public Health Charmaine Gauci press briefing at 12:30, it was revealed that out of the 194 patients being treated for COVID-19 at Mater Dei, 15 of them are currently in the Intensive Care Unit. 

Along with the report of 4,000 people currently in quarantine, 4 more COVID-related deaths were revealed, taking the death toll up to 132. 

This follows Chris Fearne’s news that bars and clubs will remain closed for the rest of the year in order to control the spread of COVID-19 during the holiday period.


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96 COVID-19 cases registered overnight with 132 recoveries

 - COVID-19 - Nov 27 SHARE ON:
67 COVID-19 cases registered overnight with 323 recoveries

Malta has registered 96 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours from 3,049 swab tests, while 132 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 9,501 COVID-19 cases in total, of which: 7,297 have recovered, 128 died and 2,076 are still active.


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€750,000 of drugs seized in Marscascala

 - Local - Nov 27 SHARE ON:

The Malta Police Force have seized 55 kilos of cannabis with a street value €750,000 from a fishing boat in Marscascala.

Three Italian men were arrested following the discovery of the drugs, with one of them jumping into the sea prior to being apprehended.

The men’s private homes were also searched, resulting in the discover of some cannabis plans a drug suspected to be cocaine.


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