Reports of delayed clarification following positive testing of COVID-19

Oct 23 2020 Share

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.

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121 COVID-19 cases registered overnight with 55 recoveries

Oct 23 2020 Share

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.


World Cup 2022 qualifying draws set for December 7th

Oct 23 2020 Share

The qualification draws for the European section of the 2022 World Cup have been announced. 

FIFA have revealed that the draw will be held in Zurich on the 7th of December via a virtual event where 10 groups will be drawn.

The qualifiers will take place in 2021, between March and November.

Urgent call for O Negative Blood

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O Negative Blood is needed urgently as stocks are critically low. 

Saħħa and the National Blood Transfusion Service appeal to anyone with O Negative Blood to donate at the Gwardamanga blood Donation Centre which is open daily from 8am until 6pm including Sundays and Public Holidays.

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