Measures Tightened To Slow Spread Of COVID As Cases Rise At Record Rate

- Record growth in cases: 31 positives in last 24 hours

- Six persons in Victoria Ward

- Three new positives are ERS residents at John Mackintosh Wing

- “Main spread” of virus is in the home and workplace

- Over 70s and immunosuppressed advised to stay at home

- Gatherings reduced from 20 to 16

- New laws effective from Friday to restrict last orders, closing times and specific measures for Chatham

The Chief Minister this afternoon announced a series of legal measures and new public health advice in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19 through the community as Gibraltar registered its biggest ever day-on-day rise in cases.

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Positive Cases In Schools 20th October 2020

There have been 5 new positive cases of COVID-19 identified within Government schools. 

Two positive cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Westside School and one positive case of  COVID-19 has been identified in each of the following schools: St Bernard’s Lower Primary; St  Anne’s Upper Primary; and Bayside School. 

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