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Coronavirus: Albania to Introduce Stronger Measures
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Coronavirus: Albania to Introduce Stronger Measures

TIRANA, March 27 Starting Monday, March 30th, a new measure to slow the spread of the new coronavirus will come into effect. Prime Minister Edi Rama announced on Friday on his Facebook page that only one person per family will be allowed to leave the house for grocery shopping. The person has to apply for...

Albania Covid-19 Cases Jump to 186 on Friday
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Albania Covid-19 Cases Jump to 186 on Friday

TIRANA, March 27 As of Friday, 186 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Albania, according to Public Health authorities. Some 12 additional cases were reported during the last 24 hours including two from the city of Puka. Tirana continues to see most cases, jumping from 102 to 107. Moreover, the number of deaths related...

BoA Cuts Key Rate to Record Low to Curb COVID-19 Hit
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BoA Cuts Key Rate to Record Low to Curb COVID-19 Hit

TIRANA, March 25 The bank of Albania (BoA) has cut its key rate to a record-low of 0.5 percent from 1.0 percent in a bid to alleviate the economic impact from the new coronavirus pandemic, BoA’s Governor Gent Sejko said on Wednesday. Sejko said that precautionary measures taken by public and private authorities to halt...

Coronavirus Update: Albania Reports 23 New Cases
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Coronavirus Update: Albania Reports 23 New Cases

TIRANA, March 25 Albania reported 23 more cases of the new coronavirus over the past 24 hours, raising the country’s total to 146. The 23 additional cases were up from 19 reported on Tuesday. Deputy Minister of Health Mira Rakacolli said in a statement that Albania has conducted a total of 1,041 tests so far,...

COVID-19: Albania Confirms 5th Death and 19 New Cases
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COVID-19: Albania Confirms 5th Death and 19 New Cases

TIRANA, March 24 Public health officials announced on Tuesday that Albania has a new confirmed death due to the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. A Tirana patient was the latest casualty of the virus. That brings the number of deaths in Albania to five including one in Durres, one in Lushnja, one in Kavaja, and one in...

Albania COVID-19 Cases Jump to 104
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Albania COVID-19 Cases Jump to 104

TIRANA, March 23 The latest number of positive cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 confirmed Albania exceeded one hundred this Monday after state health officials announced 15 new cases during the last 24-hours. With the 15 additional cases, the number of COVID-19 infected patients in Albania jumps to 104. Breakdown of total active cases by...

Confindustria Albania Proposes Measures to Protect Businesses from COVID-19 Impact
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Confindustria Albania Proposes Measures to Protect Businesses from COVID-19 Impact

TIRANA, March 17 The association of Italian industrialists in Albania, Confindustria Albania, issued a list of proposals for the Albanian government aimed at facing the economic and social crisis induced by the progressive expansion of the COVID-19 emergency. According to the inquiries carried out by Confindustria with associated enterprises, the spread of the new coronavirus...