• COVID-19 Information Update - Friday 4th December - 61 Cases
  • COVID-19 Information Update - Friday 4th December - 61 Cases

    Friday 4th December 2020  

    Total tests done: 94,777 

    Test results pending: 89 

    Test results received: 94,688 

    Confirmed cases: 1,042 (+4) 

    Active cases: 61 (60: residents / 1: visitor)  

    Recovered cases: 969 (+9) 

    Self-isolation: 255 

    Positive cases in COVID-19 Ward: 7 

    Positive cases in CCU: 0 

    Positive Cases in ERS: 0 

    Deaths from COVID-19: 4 

    Deaths with COVID-19: 1 

    Total deaths: 5 

    A total of 24,111 tests have been carried out so far in the frontline,  targeted and systematic sampling. This is included in the above figures. 

    Of the 3 new resident cases in Gibraltar today, 1 were close contacts  of existing active cases.

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Feb 11 - Finance Centre Exhibits at FONDS Conference in Zurich

minister licudiThis weekend, Minister for Financial services, Gilbert Licudi, attended the FONDS 13 conference and exhibition in Zurich. Also in attendance of the conference was the Gibraltar Funds and Investments Association (GFIA) who has six member firms exhibiting at the conference.

Speaking at the event, Minister Licudi noted Gibraltar’s status within the EU and its access to the single market. He also stressed that ‘Gibraltar is well on course for the transposition of AIFM and we are determined to hone our funds product range still further so as to become even more attractive for Swiss asset managers to consider using Gibraltar in various ways’.

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Feb 11 - Government Response to GSD Debentures Statement

gib savings bankIn response to the GSD’s recent statement on Gibraltar Savings Bank Debentures, the Government has claimed that their policy to redeem debentures early is in order to provide these through the Savings Bank, the liabilities of which are secured on Government finances by law.

The Government is pursuing this objective in a manner that takes due care of its debenture-holders, who currently hold over 60% of this public debt, and who are mainly senior citizens of our community that have come to depend on the monthly interest that they earn on their debentures.

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Feb 11 - Libel Case Against Citypeg President Dropped by Minister Bossano

courtsThe Government has announced that regarding the libel case brought against Sr. Paco Ponce of Cross border Association Citypeg, by Minister Joe Bossano and GJBS, the three parties have reached a settlement. On 2nd February, Sr. Ponce apologised to Minister Bossano noting that the group raised a possible case of discrimination and not a personal accusation against anyone. The group claimed that they do not want to crate confrontation with the Gibraltar Government.

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