The Malta Independent 22 September 2020, Tuesday

Second Covid-19 related death of the day as 83-year-old passes away

An 83-year-old man has become the second Covid-19 related death of the day and Malta’s 23rd victim of the virus. In a statement, the Health Ministry said that the man tested positive for...

98-year-old man becomes 22nd person to die with Covid-19

A 98-year-old man is the 22nd person to die with Covid-19, with the Health Ministry announcing his passing on Monday morning. The Ministry said that the man tested positive for Covid-19 on 6...

Former Electrogas stakeholder had €647 million in ‘suspicious’ transfers – reports

Afren Plc, a former minority stakeholder in the Electrogas power station, reportedly had €647 million worth of transactions flagged as “suspicious” by a US bank in 2014, the Times of...

Show solidarity by following Covid-19 measures, Archbishop says

Showing solidarity is a key principle in Malta’s society, and the best way to do so during the current pandemic situation is by caring for each other and following the measures issued by the...

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Just over €1 million collected during Community Chest Fund telethon

A total of €1,010,985 was collected during a 12-hour telethon, ‘Għinuna Ngħinukom’, organised by The Malta Community Chest Fund Foundation on Sunday.  The decision to...

Delia vs Grech: Poles apart, but with so much in common

What has been obvious for several weeks has now become official. The Nationalist Party leadership election will be contested between incumbent Adrian Delia and establishment candidate Bernard...

COVID-19 did not affect MFSA’s inspections and enforcement action – senior officials

COVID-19 has not affected the MFSA’s work in terms of inspections of licensed entities and enforcement interventions, two senior officials told The Malta Independent. Although the outbreak...

TMID Editorial: Covid-19 - Our elderly are paying the price

Saturday saw the highest number of single-day Covid-19 deaths in Malta since the start of the pandemic. Three people aged 72, 85 and 86, all passed away with the virus. The elderly are the...

Malta’s Covid-19 reproduction number exceeds 1 again, now at 1.28 – Vincent Marmara

Malta’s Covid-19 reproduction number has once again exceeded 1 in the past week, now standing at 1.28, statistician Vincent Marmara told The Malta Independent on Sunday in his exclusive weekly...

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