Malta:”Malta closes all bars and nightclubs”

Authorities in Malta have ordered the closure of all nightclubs and bars in an attempt to stem a new coronavirus outbreak on the island.

The measure will come into force on Wednesday, Health Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Chris Fearne announced on Monday.

Discos, night bars, concert halls and also sports clubs will have to close their doors until further notice, but restaurants and shops remain open, while public gatherings remain limited to 15 people.