By John Smith • 30 March 2020 • 17:59
THE number of people known to have coronavirus Covid-19 in Gibraltar has now risen to 69 according to the latest announcement by the Chief Minister Fabian Picardo.
More than 400 people have been tested for Covid-19 in the Gibraltar Health Authority (GHA) drive in test facility.
The Royal Gibraltar Police arrested a 49-year-old homeless Polish man for failing to comply with the lockdown in place on the Rock
The homeless man refused to comply with the directions issued by the police despite being directed to the special shelter at the Garrison Gym and he was arrested at Watergardens before being taken to police headquarters at New Mole House.
He later agreed to comply with the instructions and was taken by the police to the Garrison Gym where he should remain during the crisis.
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Married to Ophelia in Gibraltar in 1978, John has spent much of his life travelling on security print and minting business and visited every continent except Antarctica.
Having retired several years ago, the couple moved to their house in Estepona and John became a regular news writer for the EWN Media Group taking particular interest in Finance, Gibraltar and Costa del Sol Social Scene.
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