The Superintendent of Public Health, Professor Charmaine Gauci reiterated her appeal to the public to stay home. She said that now Malta is in the local transmission phase, it is important to avoid going out unnecessarily. She said that eventually, Malta will reach the peak but it is hard for health authorities to predict when it will happen.
Meanwhile, Maltese Prime Minister Robert Abela said that the government will continue to announce further measures to assist businesses hit by the coronavirus pandemic. He was being interviewed on the Labour Party’s radio station.
Abela said that at this stage Malta has managed to contain the widespread of coronavirus without having to order a lockdown. This has helped to find a balance between the priority to safeguard the public’s health and the state of the economy.
Robert Abela reiterated the importance that everyone follows the measures and directives announced by the local health authorities.
The Prime Minister also said that he is convinced that Malta and Gozo will come out of the coronavirus pandemic in the near future.