Opening of Schools – 137/2021

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The Department of Education is pleased that it will be able to welcome all our students back to school on Monday 22nd February as recently announced. Schools will open their doors to our students in line with Public Health Guidance. All COVID-19 measures for health and safety and hygiene will…

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Mariola Summerfield’s Passing Away – 136/2021

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HMGOG is extremely saddened to hear the news of Mariola Summerfield’s passing away. Mariola belonged to Gibraltar’s beloved generation that suffered the evacuation during World War 2 and the Spanish blockade to strangle Gibraltar economically. After living through very dark times during the Blitz in London and the Nazi threat,…

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No more rubble for east side tip – 135/2021

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The rubble tip on the eastern side of Gibraltar, between eastern beach and Catalan Bay, is now full and will no longer receive any rubble. The main users of this service were notified in January by the Technical Services Department who have managed the site throughout. The position until now…

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Oil Spill Update – 134/2021

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The Gibraltar Port Authority, in conjunction with other agencies, has continued with the clean up operation caused by the oil spill in the early hours of Friday morning. Yesterday, efforts were being focused on the retrieval of oil around the harbour and the Gibraltar Bay with assets from both the private…

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Oil spill clean up operation – 132/2021

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The Gibraltar Port Authority (GPA) in conjunction with other agencies have today continued with the clean up operation caused by the oil spill which occurred yesterday morning. The GPA has focused on redeploying assets to combat the oil which is mostly located in the inner harbour. The main aim is…

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Government confirms death from COVID-19 – 131/2021

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HMGoG is saddened to confirm a further death in Gibraltar from COVID-19 in the past 24-hours, bringing the total number of deaths in our community related to COVID-19 to 85. The deceased was a resident of Elderly Residential Services, a man aged 85 – 90 years old, who had underlying…

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Government confirms death from COVID-19 – 129/2021

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HMGoG deeply regrets to confirm a further death in Gibraltar from COVID-19, bringing the total number of deaths in our community related to COVID-19 to 84.The deceased was a man aged 60-65 years old, who had a long term chronic condition. He died this morning of multiorgan failure and sepsis…

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HMGOG RESPONDS TO GSD COMMENTS ON MENTAL HEALTH MOTION ̵...

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The Chief Minister, the Hon Fabian Picardo QC MP, responded to the GSD’s latest press release on Mental Health by saying: ‘I note the GSD’s latest statement on Mental Health. I do hope that the GSD will want to practice what they preach and cooperate with the Government’s many initiatives…

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Government saddened to confirm three further deaths from COV...

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HMGoG regrets to confirm a further three deaths from COVID-19, bringing the total number of deaths related to COVID-19 in Gibraltar to 83. The first was a woman aged 85-90 years old, who had underlying health conditions. She died on Friday of myocardial infarction, acute kidney injury and COVID-19 pneumonitis….

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Government confirms death with COVID-19 – 121/2021

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The Government deeply regrets to confirm a death related to COVID-19. The total number of deaths related to COVID-19 in Gibraltar is now 80. The deceased was a resident of Elderly Residential Services, a woman aged 90-95 years old, who also had underlying health conditions. She died today of a…

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118.1 2021

Product Recall – Ecover Zero – Non Bio Laundry Liqui...

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Brand: Ecover Product: Ecover Zero – Non Bio Laundry Liquid 1.5 Litre Ecover is recalling bottles of Ecover Zero Non Bio Laundry Liquid 1.5 litres with two specific batch codes due to a safety concern. The Office of Fair Trading is aware that a small number of the affected bottles have been…

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COVID-19 Vaccination offered to University Students returnin...

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A number of university students have contacted the GHA to enquire about vaccination against the virus that causes Covid 19 before returning to university to continue their studies. A dedicated on-line registration system has been created for these students to express interest in receiving the vaccine available online at  https://www.gha.gi/university-students-register-of-interest-form/ The…

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Government saddened to confirm death from COVID-19  –...

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The Government regrets to confirm another death from COVID-19, bringing the total number of deaths related to COVID-19 in Gibraltar to 79. The deceased was man aged 70-75 years old, who had underlying health conditions. He died yesterday of multiorgan failure and COVID-19 pneumonitis. This will be reported in today’s…

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CULTURAL COMPETITIONS FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE – ...

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CULTURUAL COMPETITIONS FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE   Gibraltar Cultural Services have announced the winners for the two competitions, Art competition and a Short Story competition, for children and young people aged from School Years 2 to 13.     Art Competition:   The winners were as follows, each receiving a…

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109.1 2021

The GHA encourages over 60s to register for COVID vaccine &#...

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The GHA’s successful vaccination programme against COVID-19 continues with a total of 12,866 first doses of the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine administered so far last week. The strategy to vaccinate as many of our population as quickly as possible continues on course with priority groups having commenced their second dose today….

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Government confirms 2 deaths from COVID-19 – 107/2021

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HMGoG is saddened to confirm two deaths in Gibraltar from COVID-19 in the past 24-hours, bringing the total number of deaths in our community related to COVID-19 to 75. The first was a resident of Elderly Residential Services, a women aged 90-95 years old, who had underlying health conditions. She…

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106.1 2021

Care Agency professionals hold online training workshop with...

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The Care Agency held a one-off voluntary training exercise for frontline staff this week which was conducted online by UK independent social work consultant Deirdre Mahon.   The objective of the session was to bring key workers together during this difficult period to discuss the continuing problems faced by professionals…

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105.1 2021

Operation Freedom – 105/2021

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  The GHA’s public vaccination centre opened its doors to the public on 11th January 2021 to welcome its first patients, 100 year old Mr Beiso and 98 year old Mr Cohen.   In the nearly 3 weeks since, the Public Vaccination Centre at the former PCC has administered the…

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Government confirms 3 deaths from COVID-19 – 103/2021

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  The Government is deeply saddened to confirm 2 further deaths in Elderly Residential Services from COVID-19 in the past 24 hours. The Government also regrets to confirm the receipt of a Coroner’s report of another death from COVID-19 on 22nd January. The total number of deaths related to COVID-19 in…

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