Evening Daily Newsfeed Roundup

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These are the main news reported by the leading Maltese news portals:

A leaked Labour Party database showing voting preferences of tens of thousands of voters has shone a spotlight on Malta’s murky election practices. Source: Times of Malta

The opening of the spring hunting season has been unanimously approved by government. The season will be open from the 10th to the 30th April, despite concerns on lack of enforcement due to the lack of police resources and coronavirus outbreak. Source: Malta Today

The Gozo Business Chamber (GBC)and the Gozo Tourism Association (GTA) in a joint statement said that the guarantee scheme launched by the Malta Development Bank is not attractive at all to business operators. Source: Newsbook

The Coronavirus does not discriminate between people, and the response to this virus must be grounded in solidarity, inclusion and equity, Integra Director Maria Pisani told The Malta Independent. “We cannot discriminate between who receives care and support.” Source: The Malta Independent

The latest Coronavirus update has revealed that the total number of cases in Malta has now reached 227 after the Health Authorities confirmed 14 new Covid cases today, all of which were transmitted locally. Source: TVM

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Greece quarantines second migrant camp after COVID-19 case confirmed

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EU’s von der Leyen calls for ‘Marshall Plan’ for Europe

Lombardy enacts a law obliging citizens to wear face masks

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Virus alters Holy Week celebration worldwide

Kennedy family once more hit by tragedy

New Zealand issue new lockdown guidance that separates families and lovers who don’t live together

Gulf states step up coronavirus fight, first death in Kuwait

Coronavirus cases in Libya increase

Global cases are now over 1.2 million

Mainland China sees rise in new coronavirus cases

Turkey’s coronavirus death toll rises above 500

Trump tells Americans to expect ‘a lot of death’

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