Virtual primary school to welcome around 600 students

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Minister for Education Owen Bonnici has stated that a virtual primary school will be inaugurated soon in what will be a first-ever instance for Malta.

The school will look to educate around 600 students with vulnerable family members or guardians or are vulnerable themselves. The school’s inaugurations is due to some students not being able to attend school due to their health conditions.

The school will have an enrolment phases like any other school and will employ 25 teachers with regular timetables and homework to be assigned online.


Snack bars will not be given temporary restaurant licenses, says Fearne

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Following a request for clarification regarding Malta’s licensing issue with regards to catering establishments, Deputy Prime Minister Chris Fearne stated that no temporary restaurant licenses will be issued. 

Fearne stated that “a legal notice is a legal notice” and catering establishments should continue to follow governmentally-issued measures and restrictions.

Snack Bars are currently allowed to serve food until 11pm without serving alcohol and bars are to remain closed.


Burger King Malta tells locals to buy from Mcdonald’s

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In a pure show of solidarity towards the entire fast food industry, Burger King Malta took to social media to encourage locals to order from McDonald’s to support the hundreds of staff being employed.

Maltese citizens applauded the fast food brand as the urged their followers to order-in, get delivery or go to drive-thru’s, concluding their statement with “getting a Whopper is always best, but ordering a Big Mac is also not such a bad thing.”


84 COVID-19 cases registered overnight with 167 recoveries

67 COVID-19 cases registered overnight with 323 recoveries
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Malta has registered 84 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours from 3,044 swab tests, while 167 patients have recovered. This information was announced by the official Facebook page of Malta’s Ministry for Health.

From yesterday’s cases; 16 cases were family members of previously known cases, 4 cases were contact of positive work colleagues, 7 cases were direct contacts with other positive cases, 2 cases were imported and 1 case was from social gatherings with other positive cases.

To date, Malta has registered 6,590 COVID-19 cases in total, of which: 4,672 have recovered, 65 died and 1,853 are still active.