Monitoring Of The Cetacean Protocol

Reports of migrating Fin Whales, also known as Rorquals, have become a common occurrence in British Gibraltar Territorial Waters (BGTW) during this time of the year when these majestic animals are seen making their way to the North Atlantic Ocean. The Government says that these sightings highlight the importance of our waters as a migratory corridor, not just for whales, but for a variety of marine wildlife such as turtles, sunfish, sharks and seabirds.

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COVID-19 Information Update - Friday 29th May - 13 Active Cases

29 May 2020 

Total tests done: 7315 

Test results pending: 175 

Test results received: 7140 

Confirmed cases: 161 

Active cases: 13 (5: Gib-residents / 8: cross-frontier workers) 

Recovered cases: 148 

Number in self-isolation: 49 

A total of 3290 tests have been carried out so far in the frontline, targeted and systematic sampling. This is included in the above figures. 

Keith Azopardi's Statement On COVID-19

Below follows the Leader of the Opposition, Keith Azopardi's statement on COVID-19:

Over the last 80 days we have all had to put up with restrictions on our freedoms, a lockdown, not being able to see friends or family or to go out. We’ve seen constraints on our ability to travel or to cross the border. 

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