UPE directives may escalate in the coming days

Oct 18 2020 Share

Following recent developments and discussions, The Union of Professional Education stated that it is currently working on a strike directive due to the government’s inaction in its efforts against the spread of COVID-19.

The Union had previously express its overwhelmed state as a result of the pandemic and has requested un urgent meeting with the Government by Monday 19th October.

If said meeting does not take place, the Union will issue the aforementioned directive and entertain the idea of beginning a strike.


MUT calls for closure of schools following report of 204 cases

Oct 17 2020 Share

Following this afternoon’s report of an astounding 204 cases over the past 24 hours, the Malta Union of teachers took to Facebook to call for the closure of schools, or discussion of closure protocol at the very least.

The Union states its concern towards the drastically-increasing number of active cases and the worrying transmission amongst communities, which calls for closure of academic institutions.

They also called to question the uniformity of approach with regards to state and non-state schools.


Authorities report highest-ever number of cases with 204 new cases over the past 24 hours

Oct 17 2020 Share

Malta has once again reached record-high case numbers as the Health Authorities report a staggering 204 new cases over the past 24 hour hours.

This comes following yesterday’s governmental health conference announcing new measures to control the spread of COVID-19.

The country currently stands at 1,257 active cases.


Casa Antonia management states that the establishment is virus-free

Oct 17 2020 Share

The management of the Casa Antonia nursing home have stated that the establishment is 100% free of COVID-19, after the result of one positive case in September.

In a recent statement, the management recalled one positive case reported on the 30th of September following 34 recoveries.

All measures were being taken to prevent the spread of COVID-19 including the swabbing of non-positive residents every three days.