Evening Daily Newsfeed Roundup

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These are the main news reported by the leading Maltese news portals:

Driving licenses which expire from March onwards will not be renewed for theretain time being, but holders will still be allowed to drive. Source: Times of Malta

Man found dead in Santa Luċija apartment confirmed through DNA tests as having been 62-year-old Victor McKeon. Source: Malta Today

The General Workers Union (GWU) and the UĦM Voice of the Workers, in separate statements, have both the government to implement measures to secure jobs. Source: Newsbook

Bars, restaurants and all other food establishments across Malta have taken action and closed their premises, or altered their services, in light of the recent legal notice that was released in order to reduce the spread of the coronavirus. Source: The Malta Independent

Superintendent of Public Health Charmaine Gauci has announced eleven new cases of COVID-19, bringing the number of cases up to 64. The new cases include one from Gozo and that of an elderly man who has developed complications. Source: TVM

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UK Government preparing rescue plan to save jobs

Suspected terrorist incident at El Prat airport in Barcelona

Number of cases in Germany rises by nearly 3,000 to 13,957 overnight

13 doctors died from Coronavirus in Italy

China’s new imported coronavirus cases at record; no domestic transfers for second day

Giuseppe Conte calls on EU to use full financial firepower

India executes four men convicted of 2012 Delhi bus rape and murder

Madrid converts hotels into hospitals to treat coronavirus patients

Libyans told not to return back to country for time being

EU adopts Temporary Framework to enable Member States to further support the economy in the COVID-19 outbreak

Italian region of Lombardy in continuous battle against the advance of the coronavirus

Coronavirus deaths top 10,000 globally

“We are in an unprecedented situation and the normal rules no longer apply” says UN chief

US citizens told to return back, Trump says anti-malaria drug giving very encouraging early results


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