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Single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine may be approved in March

 - COVID-19 - Feb 12 SHARE ON:

The single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine developed by pharmaceutical company Janssen may be approved in March, with the general public starting vaccinations towards the beginning of May.

This was revealed by Health Minister Chris Fearne during XTRA on TVM, going on to state that the approval of said vaccine will push forward Malta’s inoculation timeline considerably.

Malta has ordered 250,000 of this vaccine, of which trials have revealed that the vaccine has 66% overall efficacy but it is 85% effective against severe COVID-19 cases.

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Gozo spreads the love as it transforms into Valentine’s Day haven

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As we approach a Valentine’s Day like never before, Gozo looks to lift our socially-distant spirits as it transforms into a vibrant Valentine’s Day haven.

Heart-shaped installations with swans, love emojis and a Maltese ‘Inħobbok’ sign have been set-up in key locations such as the Villa Rundle garden and the Citadel Ditch, making this year’s Valentine’s Day a little bit brighter.

Photos thanks to Albert Camilleri.

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164 COVID-19 cases registered overnight with 165 recoveries

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67 COVID-19 cases registered overnight with 323 recoveries

Malta has registered 164 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours from 2,873 swab tests, while 165 patients have recovered. This information was announced by the official Facebook page of Malta’s Ministry for Health.

As of Thursday 11th February 2021, 46,344 vaccine doses were administered of which 13,820 were 2nd doses.

To date, Malta has registered 19,497 COVID-19 cases in total, of which: 16,811 have recovered, 288 died and 2,398 are still active.

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6 takeaway places you can order from this Valentine’s weekend

 - Culture - Feb 12 SHARE ON:

Valentine’s weekend is here!… and we know that most of you will have to adapt to the current circumstances and celebrate indoors, and to do that we all know we’ll need FOOD!

… So we thought we’d compile a list of places to get your takeaways from this Valentine’s.


For the chicken lovers out there, CFC is THE place to satisfy your chicken craving! Their outlets can be found in Ħal Għaxaq and Marsascala and they also deliver! CFC has been around since 2018 and it was founded by one of Malta’s pioneers in the Fried Chicken industry.

They specialize in everything-chicken whether it’s burgers, wraps, spicy wings, popcorn chicken, chicken pieces or crispy nuggets. (They also have beef options for those of you who might be so fond of chicken.)

BONUS: CFC are offerring a Valentine’s Box at the price of €16! The chicken box includes; 4 Chicken Nuggets, 2 Pieces Crispy Chicken, Chicken Popcorn, 4 Onion Rings, 4 Mozzarella Sticks, 2 Fries, 1 coleslaw and 2 Drinks!

Hugo’s Burger Bar offers a variety of burger options for all those burger lovers out there! The St. Julian’s Burger bar has become a staple burger joint!

Whether it’s Classic Cheese, Bacon Cheese, the infamous Hugo’s Burger, Rocco’s Burger or one of their other amazing burgers, you won’t be leaving there disappointed. Apart from their amazing French fries another Hugo’s Burger Bar plus are their sauces!MaltaDaily Personal Faves: Pepper Mayo & Hugo’s sauce!

|BONUS OFFER|

Get a FREE 5 piece portion of Falafel Bites or Mila’s Chicken Nuggets with any 2 meals valued at either 8.95 or 9.95
Get a FREE 9 piece portion of Falafel Bites or Mila’s Chicken Nuggets with any 2 meals valued at 11.95

Hugo’s Burger Bar St. Julians and South
Date: Valentines Day – Sunday 14th February ONLY
Offer valid for dine-in, take out and delivery with Bolt Food and TTE

Hugo’s Lounge covers those of you who are into sushi and Asian Fusion dishes! If you’re familiar with Hugo’s Lounge you’ll know that they excel in sushi, they’ve got a variety of Nigiri, Maki, Gunkan and Temaki.

Apart from their sushi dishes, they have a variety of Asian fusion dishes like; noodles, Beijing duck, beef teppanyaki and a lot more.

So if you’re thinking of sharing A sushi or Indian platter this Valentine’s or have an Indian feast, then Hugo’s Lounge is the right choice for you!

Hugo’s Lounge has a delivery app and you can also order online form their website – FREE Delivery over 25€ + 10% OFF on orders over €40 or 15%OFF on orders over €100. 

If you or your loved one aren’t into Asian Fusion we’ve got you or them covered with our new items on the grill!

|BONUS OFFER|
2’4’1 on cocktails from 12 PM onwards + welcome glass of prosecco

It’s the perfect occasion to try out their brand new food items such as Poke bowls, Dumplings & Vegan Maki!

Offer valid for dine-in only and only on the 14th of February

For the Mexican-food lovers, Avotaco dishes out fresh, Mexican street food! With a mix of Burritos, Tacos, Quesadillas, Chimichangas, Avocado Fries and Nachos, you’re sure to get your Mexican food fix here!

Something we love about Avotaco is that their menu warns you of spiciness levels, so you know what you’re getting yourself into ahead of time!

They also ask for people who have allergies or intolerances to speak to the staff and their menu comes marked with Gluten-Free options!

If you’re looking for some spice this Valentine’s, then Avotaco has got you covered!

At Hugo’s Pizza & Pasta you’re in for a treat if you love everything pizza and pasta. Their pizza is to die for and so are their pasta dishes.

This Valentine’s if you’re up for sharing a pizza of maybe having a good plate of pasta, look no further! Hugo’s Pizza and Pasta is the place to go for!

For the ones who are looking for the healthy option, look no further, Eeetwell is the way to go! The people behind Eeetwell heavily believe that food has a massive hold on our bodies.

Therefore, they vowed to keep everything as authentic and healthy as possible! At Eeetwell you can get your hands-on wraps, quesadillas, a variety of salads, chicken, tuna or veggie dishes.

Apart from their traditional staple dishes, Eeetwell has a number of winter specials like focaccia and a halloumi bowl.

No meal is complete without dessert! This is why we’ve included a sweet bonus option on this list! Zwiit is known for offering good quality as well as variety! They have their original spot in St.Julians and they’ve recently also opened a second spot in Żejtun.

Whether you’re in the mood for a doughnut, some pancakes, churros or imqaret to finish off your valentine’s meal, Zwiit has got you covered!

Zwiit are available on bothWolt & Bolt!

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