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Albania Puts New Virus Restrictions in Place
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Albania Puts New Virus Restrictions in Place

TIRANA, November 18 Albanian health authorities confirmed through Facebook that the three new measures announced by the Technical Committee of Experts on Tuesday came into effect today. Therefore, the size limits for group gatherings in closed and public settings is ten. Gatherings of more than ten people are banned. Moreover, the new measures ban political...

Albania to Enforce Overnight Curfew as COVID-19 Cases Surge
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Albania to Enforce Overnight Curfew as COVID-19 Cases Surge

TIRANA, November 9 Albania will enforce an overnight curfew from 22:00 to 6:00 hours starting Wednesday, the technical Committee confirmed on Monday. The overnight curfew is intended at curbing the soaring number of new COVID-19 cases in Albania. The new rule targets the acidity of bars and restaurants. Meanwhile, the delivery and takeaway food at...

Albania COVID-19 Cases Rise by 396 on Wednesday
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Albania COVID-19 Cases Rise by 396 on Wednesday

TIRANA, November 4 Albania recorded another 396 new cases of the coronavirus on Wednesday, the highest single-day tally to date, and four deaths, according to health authorities’ data. Based on the data, the rising numbers are driven by rapid transmission in Tirana. The capital city reported 278 new cases during the last 24-hours. This number...

Albania COVID-19 Update, 321 New Cases on Monday
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Albania COVID-19 Update, 321 New Cases on Monday

TIRANA, November 2 Albanian health officials reported 321 new COVID-19 cases and nine deaths on Monday. Some 1,446 additional tests were conducted during the last 24-hours while the positivity rate was 22 percent on Monday. Albania has recorded 21,523 overall positive cases since the pandemic began. Of those, official data confirm 9,629 are active. Moreover,...

New Restrictions Proposed as COVID-19 Cases Rise in Albania
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New Restrictions Proposed as COVID-19 Cases Rise in Albania

TIRANA, October 29 The technical committee of experts is considering a new set of measures following the rise in the new COVID-19 cases. Chairwoman of the committee Mira Rakacolli said on Thursday that experts have proposed that teaching in universities can be conducted online at least during the first month. Hence universities and dorms would...

Albania COVID-19 Update, 288 New Cases on Monday
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Albania COVID-19 Update, 288 New Cases on Monday

TIRANA, October 26 Albanian health officials reported 288 new COVID-19 cases and three deaths on Monday. Some 1,304 additional tests were conducted during the last 24-hours while the positivity rate was 22 percent on Monday. Albania has recorded 19,445 overall positive cases since the pandemic began. Of those, official data confirm that currently, 8,260 are...

Albania Records over 300 New COVID-19 Cases
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Albania Records over 300 New COVID-19 Cases

TIRANA, October 20 For the first time on Tuesday, the Albanian Health Authorities reported over 300 new cases of coronavirus across the country and four deaths. The Health Ministry reported that the 1,407 additional tests conducted during the last 24-hours confirmed 301 positive coronavirus cases. This is the highest daily number since the start of...

Albania Announces More Cases of COVID-19
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Albania Announces More Cases of COVID-19

TIRANA, October 19 The Albanian Health authorities announced 295 news cases of COVID-19 and three deaths in the daily update on Monday. Albania’s case total is now 17,350. Of those cases, 10,167 people have recovered, 6,729 are active, and 454 people have died. Based on the latest numbers, some 1,413 additional tests were conducted during...

COVID-19 Update: 144 New Cases in Albania
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COVID-19 Update: 144 New Cases in Albania

TIRANA, October 5 Albanian health authorities reported 144 new cases of the novel coronavirus and four new deaths on Monday. The new additional cases bring the total confirmed number of cases in Albania to 14,410. Moreover, the pandemic has taken so far 400 lives in Albania, health authorities confirmed during the daily update. In the...

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Albania Reports Slight Decline in New COVID-19 Cases

TIRANA, 23 September Albanian health authorities reported 121 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday and three more deaths bringing the total number of infections to 12,787 with 370 deaths. A total of 887 tests were conducted during the last 24-hours in Albania, of which 13.6 percent tested positive, official data confirmed. Despite that, almost all 12...