In the last 24 hours, 163 new COVID-19 cases have been registered, the Health Ministry said on Wednesday. It was added that the same period had seen 1,721 new people tested, 132 new cured patients, and seven new deaths. The same day, the Interior Ministry said 578 persons had been fined for not wearing face masks. The Government’s decision to terminate the external parental leave measure was criticised by both the First Children’s Embassy in the World – Megjashi (FCEWM) and single parents. A group of mothers said it would hold a protest on Thursday. Also on Wednesday, it was reported that the ban on entry to Greece had been extended until 30 September.