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4 maltatoday | SUNDAY • 20 MARCH 2022 NEWS New candidate for Partit Nazzjonalista on the 9 th and 10 th districts Dr Joe Giglio 9 TH District Għargħur, Msida, Swatar (L-Imsida), San Ġwann, Kappara (San Ġwann), Swieqi, Madliena, Ta' Xbiex 10 TH District Gżira, Naxxar, Baħar iċ-Ċagħaq, Pembroke, St Julian's, Paceville, Sliema T: 21338010 • E: W: CONTRIMNUED FROM PAGE 1 But in the last week alone, new cases topped the 300-mark in a single day for the first time in two months, and over 1,000 new cases were recorded over the whole week. Data shows that nearly two weeks after the election was called on 20 February, dai- ly new cases recorded an in- crease. The daily average number of new cases from the 20 Febru- ary to 6 March stood at 87.4, while the average number of new cases from 7 March to 19 March stands at 185.8, almost doubling. The cases coincide with the lifting of coronavirus restric- tions: on the 7 February, the country no longer required patrons of snack bars, res- taurants, and social events to present a vaccination certifi- cate. Health authorities also lifted the vaccine certificate require- ment for people to access bars. On the 7 March, quarantine requirements for fully vacci- nated persons who have been in contact with an infected per- son was dropped, and masks were no longer mandatory in 20 February Election announcement Daily cases spike two weeks after election starts

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