Health authorities said that currently there are no cases of Coronavirus in Malta.
The Health Ministry said in a statement that persons experiencing fever, cough or breathing problems 14 days after they visited China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan, Iran, South Korea and the regions of Lombardia, Piemonte, Veneto and Emilia Romagna in Italy, should contact their family doctor and the health authorities on number 21324086.
No one should visit health centres or the emergency department.
The Health Authorities added that the public is encouraged to avoid travel to these areas and those who returned from these countries should be quarantined for 14 days.
The public should also take all necessary precautions to avoid respiratory diseases. These include regular hand washing with water and soap or with alcohol-based hand rub; persons should stay at home if they feel sick and refrain from visiting patients at hospital if they are sick.
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