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The Latest COVID-19 Updates and How You Can Travel to Malta After Coronavirus


Coronavirus has taken the world by storm. In just a couple of months, it has drastically changed the way we live, the way we need to communicate with people and the way we must think about travelling. Travelling with coronavirus is practically impossible at this point in time, but if we look on the bright side, it will not always be like that. We can say that we’ll appreciate travelling even more now.


We’re looking forward to the freedom of travel to be with us again. We’re going to be giving you all the appropriate updates on this page. If you would like to travel to Malta after coronavirus and you want to book your stay with AX Hotels, keep checking this page for the latest.

Latest Coronavirus Updates


The latest coronavirus update from Malta is that a few restrictive measures have been relaxed as from the first week of May since the number of infections had been low for a considerable amount of time. Medical appointments and surgeries are slowly getting back on track and shopping outlets have re-opened to the general public.


The third week of May has brought with it more measures to be relaxed. As from the 22nd of May, hairdressers, nail technicians, beauticians, as well as restaurant outlets, can finally re-open to the public. A list of precautionary measures has been issued by the government with this reopening. Hotels and accommodation properties can also re-open for locals. Outdoor pools, beaches and outdoor sports activities can also be enjoyed if one keeps the necessary distance and the social distancing rules.


Social distancing is still heavily encouraged and gatherings are only permitted between 6 people. Masks as also to be worn whenever people are in a closed space such as supermarkets, shopping outlets, during hair, nail and beauty appointments etc.


Another positive update is that Malta’s recovery rate from COVID-19 is among the best in Europe. Malta has also been singled out as one of the most successful nations in terms of dealing with the COVID-19 crisis and also beating all EU countries as having the ‘Most Trusted Healthcare System’. Malta has also been named among the top five countries in terms of its ability to resist the effects of the pandemic.


Malta has also been considered as a model country by the World Health Organisation, WHO, in this pandemic. The WHO General, Hans Kluge, mentioned Malta as the model that all countries should look up to, and emulate.

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Coronavirus in Malta


As of Sunday 31st May, Malta has 618 total coronavirus cases and has conducted 69, 025 total tests. From these cases, there have been 9 deaths, 534 recovered patients which leave the total of 75 active COVID-19 cases. Sunday 26th April was also the first time, ever since the pandemic hit Malta, that the island recorded no cases in 24 hours.


As soon as Malta got hit by coronavirus, the government started taking extreme measures to safeguard the health and safety of Malta’s residents. Apart from travel restrictions, it was encouraged from the very beginning that residents in Malta should practice social distancing.


Schools have been closed down, mass gatherings, events and church activities have been prohibited and restaurants, various shops and services, cinemas, pubs and gyms have all been closed down. Although total lockdown is not in place as of yet, residents are encouraged to stay at home and avoid contact with people whom they are not already living with.

Travelling to Malta after Coronavirus


We hope COVID-19 will quickly fade away and the travel ban is lifted sooner rather than later, as we miss seeing all your faces at our hotels. However, until then, if you were planning to come to Malta and your plans got disrupted, we’ve got you covered. We can help modify and re-schedule your plans for the summer months. Summer is glorious in Malta which means that we’re sure that you will have the best time on our islands.


On another note, if you’re thinking about making a new booking, we understand that this might be an unsure time to plan your travels. That is why we are offering free cancellation when booking our best available rate. This means that if for some reason or another, you cannot make it to your booked holiday with us, you are free to cancel your stay with no questions asked. There’s no hassle of cancellation fees when booking your stay with AX Hotels.


We hope you’re all keeping safe.


If you want to think of a brighter future ahead and think about travelling to Malta, book your stay at any one of our seven hotels.

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