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Albania Imposes Entry Travel Restrictions
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Albania Imposes Entry Travel Restrictions

TIRANA, August 30 Travelers visiting Albania will be subject to COVID-19 entry rules starting from 6 September. The decision has been announced by the Committee of Technical Experts on Monday following a decision to update the existing restrictions as well as to adopt the new entry restrictions. According to the committee, all travelers (transit included)...

Where Can I Travel To? Country Specific Information for Albanian Residents
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Where Can I Travel To? Country Specific Information for Albanian Residents

  TIRANA, July 6 Many countries are reopening their borders for international travel of all purposes including for travelers residing in Albania. Given that the travel status of individual countries can change suddenly and according to a guideline issued by the Council of the European Union, the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs informs that...

Germany Lifts Travel Restrictions for Albanian Travelers
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Germany Lifts Travel Restrictions for Albanian Travelers

TIRANA, June 21 The German government lifted all travel restrictions for people residing in Albania starting Sunday, June 20, the Embassy of Germany to Tirana confirmed. Hence, travel to Germany for all purposes is now permitted again. However, a negative test result, or proof of vaccination, or proof of recovery from COVID-19 is still required...

Hungary and France Open Doors to Vaccinated Albanians
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Hungary and France Open Doors to Vaccinated Albanians

TIRANA, June 10 The list of the European Union (EU) member countries that lifted travel restrictions for vaccinated Albanian citizens expanded with Hungary and France. The Embassy of Albania in Hungary announced on Thursday morning that the agreement on the mutual recognition of the COVID -19 vaccination certificate between Albania and Hungary entered into force...

Vaccinated Albanians Can Now Travel to Spain
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Vaccinated Albanians Can Now Travel to Spain

TIRANA, June 8 Starting Monday, June 7, Spain reopened to vaccinated travelers from around the world, including Albania. According to the Embassy of Spain to Tirana, Albanian citizens fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with a European Medicines Agency- (EMA) or World Health Organization- (WHO) approved vaccine more than 14 days before departure can now enter Spain....

Albania to Ease COVID-19 Restrictions Starting June
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Albania to Ease COVID-19 Restrictions Starting June

TIRANA, May 27 The Technical Committee of Experts unveiled on Thursday the decision to start relaxing the COVID-19 restrictions as soon as June 1st. The Committee members that the decision to ease the COVID-19 restrictions follows a decline in decline in positive cases, while Wednesday was the first day without a COVID-19 death in 244...

Travelers from Greece and North Macedonia must Quarantine
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Travelers from Greece and North Macedonia must Quarantine

TIRANA, April 19 Mandatory quarantine for people arriving into Albania from Greece and North Macedonia is to begin on Tuesday, 20 April. The decision was unveiled on Monday during the meeting of the Committee of Technical Experts. Moreover, the experts said that the new measures will be in effect until 3 May. Until then, those...

Regional Hospital Wards to Open as COVID-19 Overwhelms Tirana
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Regional Hospital Wards to Open as COVID-19 Overwhelms Tirana

TIRANA, February 15 Starting Monday, health officials will open regional hospital wards for coronavirus patients as the units of the COVID hospitals in Tirana are at full capacity. Health Minister Ogerta Mastirliu said that hospitalizations in Tirana increased by over 500 patients. She highlighted a rise in younger admission for coronavirus as well as a...

Tighter COVID-19 Rules Kick in for Albania
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Tighter COVID-19 Rules Kick in for Albania

TIRANA, February 11 Starting Thursday, February 11 Albanians will see COVID-19 rules tighten as part of efforts to bring under control a surge in coronavirus cases. On their part, health authorities suspect the spread of both the UK and South Africa coronavirus variants. Hence, tighter restrictions kick in across the country until February 25th as...

Albania Starts COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign
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Albania Starts COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign

TIRANA, January 11 Albania’s coronavirus vaccination campaign started on Monday as frontline doctor Najada Como took a break from her rounds at the COVID hospital to get vaccinated. Around 975 vaccine doses have arrived in Albania from an undisclosed EU country and 10,750 jointly developed by Pfizer and BioNTech are expected to arrive by the...