In today’s conference held by Prime Minister Robert Abela, Chris Fearne, and Professor Charmaine Gauci, new, relaxed measures were announced as educational institutes are set to re-open as of Monday and elected surgeries will resume in Mater Dei…
— Chris Fearne (@chrisfearne) April 5, 2021
On Monday 12th of April, schools, childcare centres, and educational institutes will re-open their doors, whilst middle schools return on Wednesday 14th, and secondary schools (forms 3 to 5) will return on Friday 16th April. Meanwhile, post-secondary educational institutes will remain online.
Also, as of Friday 16th, visits to elderly care homes will resume. On the 26th of April, non-essential shops – including hairdressers, nail salons, clothing shops, etc. – will re-open. The 2-persons-in-public rule will also go up to 4 people on the 26th, unless from the same household.
As for future plans, bars are insofar planned to open in the summer and the country aims at welcoming tourists back again as of 1st June. Weddings are also planned to be allowed to take place this summer. A second round of vouchers is also expected to be disrupted accordingly.
All other measures will stay in place until further notice.