COVID Daily Summary

Malta’s two largest trade unions are adamant that workers who end up in quarantine – or self-quarantine – due to coronavirus concerns should be paid in full during the period says Newsbook.

People of all ages can be infected by coronavirus. According to the World Health Organisation, WHO, older people, and people with pre-existing medical conditions, such as asthma, diabetes and heart disease, appear to be more vulnerable to becoming severely ill with the virus.

Coronavirus testing will be carried out on anyone showing symptoms of respiratory illness after visiting an expanded list of countries exposed to the outbreak, reports the Times.