In a recent interview, Prime Minister Robert Abela revealed a series of measures meant to lead to a return of some kind of normality in various spheres, following the emergency situation due to the Coronavirus. "Statistics show that the COVID-19 pandemic is a thing of the past in Malta, so we have started the process of returning to complete normality," he said.
The measures announced include:
- On the 5th June - the reopening of all establishments that are still closed at the moment, including the courts and gyms
- On the 8th June – announcement of a multi-million euro budget, “aimed at supporting those who are still in need” and to “thank and encourage our people and businesses”
- On the 1st July - the ports and the airport will reopen “with simple protocols to follow, that will not scare off tourism”
During the interview, it also emerged that according to the NSO, Malta experienced a growth in its economy in 2020, while other EU states experienced a contraction of 3.2%.
Publication date: 01/06/2020