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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

The Central Bank of Malta has been carefully following developments with regard to the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). It has taken – and will continue to take – all precautions to protect its employees, contractors and visitors.

  • The Bank has suspended both incoming and outgoing business and training travel until further notice.
  • The Malta Coin Centre (MCC) counter in the main premises will be closed to the public until further notice, although purchases can still be made via the e-shop. The MCC warned of possible delays to issue dates announced in its 2020 coin programme.
  • The Central Bank of Malta Library is open to researchers by appointment only. Click here for details.
  • Persons requiring a report from the Central Credit Register would be able to request one through the normal channels and receive it via registered mail or by email.
  • ‘Payee only’ cheques can now be deposited by third parties
  • Due to the current Covid–19 virus issue, the Victor Pasmore Gallery will be closed from Friday 13 March until further notice.
  • In line with the World Health Organisation advice on the importance of containing the outbreak, the Bank is postponing non-essential meetings and events to reduce the risk of contagion.
  • Visitors to the Bank, including contractors, are being asked to verify that they comply with the health authorities’ guidelines with regards to their travel or possible exposure.

The Bank encourages the public to stay aware of the latest information on the COVID-19 outbreak, available on the WHO website and through the national health authority

Read the Governor's message to the public here.

Most people who become infected experience mild illness and recover, but it can be more severe for others. The WHO advises anyone with even a mild cough or low-grade fever (37.3°C or more) to stay at home.