The Regional Director for WHO Europe, Hans Kluge has commended Malta’s efforts to control the COVID-19 Pandemic, following the new measures which were announced on Friday.
PM Robert Abela and DPM Chris Fearne on Friday announced that bars, Band Clubs and Catering Establishments have to close by 11pm at the latest – with effect from today. Apart from that, face masks are obligatory everywhere with the exception of when you are in your private car, in your residence, and if you are in an office by yourself.
In a tweet, Hans Kluge extended his full support to Malta’s Deputy Prime Minister Chris Fearne “for stepping up the needed preventive measures in Malta now”.
With #COVID19 cases in many European countries showing a sharp increase: proportional, timely, targeted & decisive actions are needed. Full support to Deputy Prime Minister @chrisfearne for stepping up the needed preventive measures in 🇲🇹 nów!
— Hans Kluge (@hans_kluge) October 18, 2020