The Government has announced that the Gibraltar Business Loan Disruption Guarantee Scheme has now been implemented following the European Commission’s approval of Gibraltar’s economic support measures in conformity with State Aid rules. This scheme will be available through Gibraltar International Bank, The Royal Bank of Scotland International Limited, Gibraltar Branch and Trusted Novus Bank Limited. With each bank having up to £10 million, the scheme could potentially release a total of up to £30 million to local businesses. Each individual business is capped at a maximum borrowing of £500,000 under the scheme.
The Housing Department has introduced an Enforcements and Compliance Office responsible for:
Yesterday saw the start of the Gibraltar Sports and Leisure Authority’s (GSLA) Stay and Play Programme for children with disabilities.
After the outbreak of Covid-19, Gibraltar Airport adopted a series of measures based on guidance and advice provided by Public Health Gibraltar and some aviation-specific guidelines provided by Public Health England. In addition, as from Friday, passengers departing from the airport will have to wear face masks / coverings. As from Monday 20th July, some Easyjet services will also resume, increasing the number of passengers using the terminal.
The Gibraltar National Museum and the World Heritage Site Viewing Platform at Europa Advance Batteries will reopen fully as from today, Tuesday 14th July. No prior appointment will be required, but there will be a limit on visitor numbers at any one time and this will be controlled by staff.
14th July 2020
Total tests done: 16,532
Test results pending: 9
Test results received: 16,523
Confirmed cases: 180
Active cases in Gibraltar: 1 (0 resident, 1 visitor)
Non-resident active cases detected in Gibraltar: 0
Recovered cases: 179
Number in self-isolation: 27
A total of 7459 tests have been carried out so far in the frontline, targeted and systematic sampling. This is included in the above figures.
Yesterday the GCA committee met with Minister for Business and Tourism, Vijay Daryanani.
The Government has been in contact with easyJet today and is pleased to confirm that some flying from Gibraltar will resume from Monday 20th July, in accordance with the schedule shown on their website.