Tourism workers may join contact tracing team

 - COVID-19 - Oct 29 SHARE ON:

In a statement release by the MTA directed towards licensees in the tourism sector, employees previously working in the tourism sector are now eligible to apply for the contact tracing team.

Thus, employees may continue to receive the €800 supplement along with €5.28 per hour “or the difference between the wage supplement and Scale 10”. 

Those who wish to apply should send an e-mail with their ID and NI numbers on [email protected] by the 4th of November.


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Heated fight breaks out in San Gwann

 - Local - Oct 28 SHARE ON:

A video has emerged of a fight between 2 men and a car driver in Triq Sir Anthony Mamo, San Gwann.

The video clip shows two men hitting the car, a Peugeot 207. At the end, one of them even threw a fruit crate onto the car.

The reason behind the fight is not yet known.


EU puts €100 million towards rapid virus tests

 - COVID-19 - Oct 28 SHARE ON:

Brussels has set aside € 100 million for faster coronavirus test research and production as Europe faces a second wave of COVID-19 outbreak. The coronavirus antigen test is not known to be as accurate as the so-called “PCR test” in which a sample taken from the nasal swab is sent to a laboratory for examination. 

But it is faster, with results available at the testing point within 15 minutes, and European experts agree that the virus is now moving too rapidly to rely on tests that can take days. 


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Crash in Gozo leaves driver grievously injured

 - Local - Oct 28 SHARE ON:

A 44-year-old man was seriously injured early on Wednesday in a traffic accident in Gozo. 

The police said the Ford Transit and Isuzu KB crashed in Mgarr Road at 7 a.m. The wounded man from Xewkija was the man driving the Isuzu. Investigations are still ongoing. 


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