This is the full text of the Chief Minister’s address to Parliament at the start of this morning’s session:
Supernatural, in partnership with SMARTKITCHEN, has been supporting the community through its meal donation service, where every meal that is donated is then matched with another.
28 May 2020
Total tests done: 7073
Test results pending: 205
Test results received: 6868
Confirmed cases: 158
Active cases: 11 (3: Gib-residents / 8: cross-frontier workers)
Recovered cases: 147
Number in self-isolation: 47
A total of 3165 tests have been carried out so far in the frontline, targeted and systematic sampling. This is included in the above figures.
Caitríona, a year 7 student from Loreto Convent School, has just raised £2,000 for the GHA by completing a cycling challenge. She cycled 42.2 km (a marathon) in 2hrs 28mins.
A few personnel from British Forces Gibraltar recently received care boxes from the Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity.
The Chief Minister will move a motion at the next meeting of Parliament on the extent of the Government’s support for the Gibraltar Business Disruption Loan Guarantee Scheme.
The Specialised Committee on Gibraltar, which was established under the UK-EU Withdrawal Agreement, met for the first time this morning. The meeting was conducted virtually.
The Government has today urged beach users to act responsibly. This follows several incidents where members of the public and RGP officers have had to rescue swimmers. The Government has also said that the complement of lifeguards needs to be properly trained before being deployed.