Last upated: 17 September 2020

35

NEW CASES

2595

TOTAL CASES

25

NEW RECOVERIES

1978

TOTAL RECOVERIES

591

ACTIVE CASES

Name: COVID-19 (or coronavirus) 
Status: Pandemic (WHO)
Vaccine: there is no vaccine against COVID-19.
Affects: Respiratory system 
Transmission: Primarily via coughing / sneezing and other direct contact with already infected persons.
Common Symptoms: Fever, cough and shortness of breath. Can take between 2 to 14 days (possibly longer) to develop. Affected persons can also be asymptomatic.

Protection practices:

  • Wash your hands thoroughly for a minimum of twenty (20) seconds.

  • Whenever possible, make sure to keep at least one (1), if possible two (2) metre/s distance from other people.

  • Make use of alcohol-based hand sanitising disinfectants.

  • Make sure to cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when coughing or sneezing.

  • Dispose of used tissues immediately and appropriately.

  • If this is not possible, use the inner side of your flexed elbow to cover your nose and mouth while coughing or sneezing.

  • Avoid coughing or sneezing in your hands as this will potentially cross-contaminate other people / objects in the vicinity.

  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth prior to washing your hands.

People with symptoms or suspicion of COVID-19 should contact the Public Health Authority on freephone 111 or +356 2132 4086.

CAMPUS IS NOW OPEN

The AUM campus has resumed normal operations. You should continue to consult the Malta Ministry of Health’s website here for Coronavirus updates and precautions you should be taking: https://deputyprimeminister.gov.mt/en/health-promotion/covid-19/Pages/landing-page.aspx

If you develop fever, cough, or shortness of breath and you worry it might be Coronavirus, you should call the national COVID-19 Helpline on 111 (or +356 111 from abroad) for advice.

STUDENT SERVICES 

All of the AUM staff members are still available to provide student services via email:

Admissions: Ilker.Yildiz@aum.edu.mt

Marketing:  Andres.Galizia@aum.edu.mt

Finance: Mustaffa.Odeh@aum.edu.mt

Library: Tracy.Havlin@aum.edu.mt

Registrar: Akin.Moroglu@aum.edu.mt

Student Affairs: Dave.Oshaughnessy@aum.edu.mt

HOUSING

AUM housing will remain open as usual this fall and contact Dave O'Shaughnessy if you have questions about housing:  Dave.Oshaughnessy@aum.edu.mt

ID MALTA

The Student Affairs Office will still be assisting students with preparing documents and answering any questions you have. Please email Dave.Oshaughnessy@aum.edu.mt

ANY OTHER PROBLEMS?

No problem is too big or too small.Please contact us if you have any questions or concerns. We are here for you!

Student Affairs: Dave.Oshaughnessy@aum.edu.mt

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