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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...

How to Get a Refund for Earthquake and COVID-19 Fines?
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How to Get a Refund for Earthquake and COVID-19 Fines?

TIRANA, October 23 Albanian authorities have decided to refund all the fines that were collected from businesses and individuals breaking COVID-19 rules and from families affected by natural disasters. A recent directive published in the Official Gazette, Issue No. 186, explains how to get the fine payment refunded. More specifically, the directive follows the act...

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...

At the Movies Forget the Popcorn and Keep the Mask On
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At the Movies Forget the Popcorn and Keep the Mask On

TIRANA, October 16 Following the verdict on the opening of cinemas in Albania, health authorities released the guidelines and safety protocols both for movie theaters staff and movie-goers. Based on the guideline, no one with a temperature over 37.5 Celsius, staff members of clients will be allowed to enter the premises. Moreover, everyone must keep...

COVID-19 Cases  Increase Significantly in Albania
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COVID-19 Cases Increase Significantly in Albania

TIRANA, October 15 On Thursday, Albanian Health Authorities reported 257 new cases of coronavirus and five deaths. According to the data provided by the Health Ministry, 1,398 tests were conducted during the last 24-hours confirmed positive cases in the following cities: Tirana – 83 Fier – 29 Durres – 27 Shkodra – 20 Korca –...

24 Pharma Companies Fined for Raising Prices of Face Masks and Sanitizers
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24 Pharma Companies Fined for Raising Prices of Face Masks and Sanitizers

TIRANA, October 15 The Albanian Competition Authority fined 24 wholesalers and retailers of face masks, hand sanitizers, and other paramedical items on Thursday. The companies and sellers failed to comply with the temporary measures set by the Authority in March. Back then the Competition Authority decided that all companies operating in the market of paramedical...

Albania to Reopen Cinemas after 7 Months
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Albania to Reopen Cinemas after 7 Months

TIRANA, October 14 Cinema-goers can finally return to cinema halls amid COVID-19 safety measures. Albanian authorities have given permission to cinema owners to reopen their facilities, according to a new decision published on Wednesday in the Official Gazette, Issue No. 181. Based on the decision that came into effect upon publication, cinema hall operators can...

Albania Reports Record Number of Daily COVID-19 Cases
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Albania Reports Record Number of Daily COVID-19 Cases

TIRANA, October 14 Albanian authorities reported a new record for daily COVID-19 cases on Wednesday a day before the new measures on mandatory use of face mask outdoors will come into effect. Figures from the Public Health Authorities showed that 203 people had tested positive for COVID-19 over the last 24-hours, the highest daily increase...