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COVID-19 Cases Jump to 898 in Albania
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COVID-19 Cases Jump to 898 in Albania

TIRANA, May 14 Eighteen new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Albania during the last 24-hours, Eugena Tomini from the Public Health Institute said during the daily update. According to Tomini, the new patients, who bring the total number of COVID-19 cases to 898, were reported in Tirana (11), Kruja (4), Berat (2), and Durres...

COVID-19 Cases in Albania Jump to 539
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COVID-19 Cases in Albania Jump to 539

TIRANA, April 17 As of Friday, 21 additional cases of COVID-19 were reported in Albania. Two new cases were confirmed in Kurbin, a new area in the coronavirus map of Albania. Chair of the Public health Institute Albana Fico said that 235 new tests were conducted during the recent 24 hours, bringing the total number...

Weekend Curfew Extended to 60 Hours in Albania
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Weekend Curfew Extended to 60 Hours in Albania

TIRANA, April 17 Albanian will spend the weekend on lockdown due to the coronavirus prevention actions. The new measures clearly define that the lockdown will be in force from Friday 17:30 hours to Monday 5:00 hours. Everything will be closed, including shops, pharmacies, and supermarkets, while pedestrians and vehicles that don’t have an urgent reason...

Taxation Directorate: New Section on COVID-19 Measures
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Taxation Directorate: New Section on COVID-19 Measures

TIRANA, April 10 The General Directorate of Taxation informs taxpayers that all the information on tax measures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic is now available here. Different groups of taxpayers, such as individuals, entrepreneurs, non-profit organizations, and public entities can find all the needed information on tax procedures, local tax, income tax, and recent...

COVID-19 Cases in Albania Jump to 409
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COVID-19 Cases in Albania Jump to 409

TIRANA, April 9 As of Thursday, nine new cases of the novel coronavirus were reported in Albania bringing the total to 409. Rovena Daja from the Public Health Institute said in an official statement that 234 tests were conducted during the last 24-hours. The new confirmed cases were reported in Tirana and Elbasan. Daja pointed...

COVID-19 Albanian Govt Declares State of Natural Disaster
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COVID-19 Albanian Govt Declares State of Natural Disaster

TIRANA, March 25 The Albanian government declared the state of natural disaster in the country over the novel coronavirus pandemic COVID-19, a recent decision published in the Official Gazette confirmed. The state of natural disaster will allow authorities to reestimate the state budget based on the additional unexpected expenses. The state of natural disaster includes...

Albania COVID-19 Cases Surge to 70
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Albania COVID-19 Cases Surge to 70

TIRANA, March 20 The latest figures provided by the Albanian Ministry of Health on Friday show that the country reaches 70 confirmed cases of COVID-19. Six additional infected persons were reported on Friday. One was a woman in her 80s from Fier, while the other five cases were confirmed in the capital city Tirana. So...

Non-Essential Travel to the EU Restricted Temporarily
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Non-Essential Travel to the EU Restricted Temporarily

TIRANA, March 19 The Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs informs all the Albanian citizens that in the frame of the urgent measures to counter the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the European Union, currently the epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic, has taken a 30-day temporary restriction of non-essential travel into the EU area from...

More Flights to Be Cancelled from and to Tirana Airport
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More Flights to Be Cancelled from and to Tirana Airport

TIRANA, March 18 More flights are being canceled from and to Tirana International Airport (TIA) as Albania and countries across Europe set up measures to fight the novel coronavirus. Further disruption is expected at Tirana Airport on Wednesday and Thursday as more airlines are canceling their flights from and two Albania. The Embassy of Albania...