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Mass event restrictions announced
In light of the recent spike in COVID-19 cases in Malta, the government has introduced a fresh set of measures.
The measures, announced by Deputy Prime Minister Chris Fearne at 7pm tonight, effectively limit the number of people in mass events.
The recent spike in cases have primarily been linked to a weekend-long party held two weeks ago, as well as the festa march of Santa Venera. However, the plot thickened when 85 migrants, who were brought to Malta, also tested positive for the virus over the last couple of days.
The following measures apply as of 8am tomorrow:
Chris Fearne, as well as Public Health Superintendent Charmaine Gauci lamented that inspectors will be ensuring that the standards are adhered to.