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The ERS has said it is extremely pleased to announce the reinstatement of the activity at Bellavista Day Care Centre. The decision has been taken in view of the decrease of COVID-19 cases in the community, with the subsequent lower risk to Bellavista service users.

Gold Command of the GHA met to review the escalation position of the Health Authority, and in particular the risk posed to patients undergoing surgery as currently there are cases of COVID-19 within the community and at St Bernard’s Hospital.

Students received their GCSE/Level 2 results today at the Gibraltar College, Bayside and Westside Schools. Like the A Level/Level 3 results issued on Tuesday, the results were issued electronically.

The Minister for Health, Samantha Sacramento, has announced today that the UK Government is supplying an additional 1170 doses of the Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to Gibraltar.

Students received their A-Level results today at the Gibraltar College, Bayside and Westside schools.

Elderly Residential Services have announced that visits will be allowed to all ERS sites as from 11th August 2021.

HM Government of Gibraltar has announced the appointments of the next Director of Education, as well as the new head teachers of Bayside, Governor’s Meadow and St Martin schools.

The Government has today published a Bill for an Act to make provision for the regulation of the production, import, export, marketing and supply of cannabis for medicinal purposes.

Following reports of sewage smells in the area of the Port, an investigation has been carried out by the Environmental Agency, Technical Services Department and AquaGib.

The Government says it regrets to confirm the death of a resident of Gibraltar from COVID-19. The total number of deaths in Gibraltar related to COVID-19 now stands at 95.

The University of Gibraltar’s Maritime Academy delivered its first Standards of Training, Certification, and Watchkeeping (STCW) refresher course recently.

Following a meeting today, the Gold Command of the GHA has decided to raise the St Bernard’s Hospital Operational Risk Status from Yellow to Amber.

The Minister for Health, the Hon Samantha Sacramento today launched the Gibraltar National Mental Health Strategy 2021-2026.

The Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia learnt about the positive progress of the ongoing works at The Mount recently from the Project Director Carl Viagas.

A Street Art Walk was held by Gibraltar Cultural Services on the 28th July as part of the summer programme offering. The Tour was led by the Development Unit and was free to attend.

The Minster for Business and Tourism, the Hon Vijay Daryanani MP, has met with former Governor of Gibraltar and recently appointed Chair of the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council’s office in Gibraltar, Lieutenant General Ed Davis.

His Worship the Mayor, Mr Christian Santos GMD visited the soup kitchen at St Theresa’s Parish Church. His Worship worked a Friday morning shift serving up portions to last the weekend alongside a team led by Monsignor Charles Azzopardi, known affectionately in the community as Father Charlie.

The GHA has streamlined the way in which members of the public can access Mental Health Services in a crisis or emergency.

The Minister for Sport, the Hon Steven Linares, paid a visit to the Chus Mateo Academy Basketball Camp. Now in its 3rd local edition the camp held in conjunction with GABBA is entering its final days and has been a very well attended and excellent initiative.

The Government has today said it regrets that it has proceeded to cancel all large events between now and September planned for Government premises.