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Testing Positive


If you have tested positive for SARS-CoV-2,the virus which causes COVID-19, you need to observe a mandatory period of isolation at home to avoid spreading the virus to others.  
You will be receiving an SMS and email with the positive result and notification of quarantine for the positive person and persons living in the same household.
If you have tested positive and have not recieved your result by email, please send an email to covid19.results@gov.mt

COVID positive persons are requested to complete a COVID Case Data Form (link below) and email it back to Public Health.

The form can be opened by a spreadsheet program. After completing the form, save it in spreadsheet format (xlsx) with a new filename in the format 'covid19case_name_surname_ID.xlsx'   (e.g. covid19case_Joe_Borg_0123456M.xlsx). Then email it as an attachment to covid19.positivecase@gov.mt​.

If you are under 18, please ask a responsible adult to complete and send the form in your name.

Legal notices:
By submitting this data, consent is given to the Department of Health Regulation to process this personal data according to Article 27 (a) (i) of the Public Health Act, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU/2016/679) and the Data Protection Act (2018).
Self-isolation of persons diagnosed as suffering from COVID-19 is regulated by Public Health Act S.L. 465.29 & S.L. 465.30​

For details on the duration of mandatory isolation you need to observe and also details on the mandatory quarantine period for persons living in your household kindly visit this link

Isolation/Quarantine Calculator
You may calculate the duration of your isolation/quarantine using the Isolation/Quarantine Calculator available at this link

An information leaflet with helpful information for those who have tested positive together with guidance on symptom monitoring can be found here Maltese​​/English​