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Albania Reports 90 New COVID-19 Cases on Friday
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Albania Reports 90 New COVID-19 Cases on Friday

TIRANA, July 10 There were 90 new COVID-19 cases reported in Albania during the last 24-hours, one of the highest daily numbers since the first recorded cases back in March. The additional cases bring the total number of coronavirus infections to 3,278. Meanwhile, health authorities confirmed two new COVID-19- related fatalities during the last 24-hours....

Property Revaluation Deadline Extended due to COVID-19
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Property Revaluation Deadline Extended due to COVID-19

TIRANA, July 9 Albanian authorities have extended the deadline for the revaluation of properties for taxation purposes to December 31st. Based on the new draft law, all the citizens, physical and legal persons, who own a real-property in Albania are granted the right to evaluate it until the end of the year by paying a...

Albania Confirms 68 New COVID-19 Cases
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Albania Confirms 68 New COVID-19 Cases

TIRANA, July 8 COVID-19 cases and fatalities continue to rise in Albania, while health care authorities describe the situation at the Infectious Diseases Hospital as serious. The conditions of patients at the Intensive Care Unit deteriorated while the number of intubated patients increased, Genta Qirjako from the Public Health Institute said during the daily update....

New Standard on Data Protection Published
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New Standard on Data Protection Published

TIRANA, July 7 For all those concerned about online privacy, the General Directorate of Standardization published the new ISO/IEC 29184 standard. Can you count how many times you have received unwanted marketing mail or calls and you asked, how did they get my information, I have never subscribed? In Albania, this happens a lot. “The...

Albania Reports 90 New Cases of COVID-19
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Albania Reports 90 New Cases of COVID-19

TIRANA, July 3 Albanian Health authorities reported 90 new coronavirus cases on Friday, the highest daily number in the country since the beginning of the pandemic. Doctor Eugena Tomini from the Public Health Institute also reported three new deaths. Friday’s update brings the total number of COVID-19 cases in Albania to 2,752 and 72 deaths....

Albania COVID-19 Update: Latest Number on New Cases and Deaths
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Albania COVID-19 Update: Latest Number on New Cases and Deaths

TIRANA, July 2 Public Health officials have reported 82 new cases of COVID-19 and three additional deaths in Albania during the last 24-hours. Capital city Tirana had the highest number of cases reported on Thursday with 30 cases. The total number of individuals tested on Wednesday was 368 and the percent positive was about 22...

COVID-19 Costs Nearly 17,000 Jobs in Albania in Q1
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COVID-19 Costs Nearly 17,000 Jobs in Albania in Q1

TIRANA, July 1 Nearly 17,000 people lost their jobs in Albania during January – March (Q1) with the disruption in economic activity caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor of the Bank of Albania Gent Sejko said on Wednesday. Based on the fact, that safety measures and lockdowns came into place by mid-March, the majority of...

EU Leaves Albania Off its List of Safe Travel Countries
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EU Leaves Albania Off its List of Safe Travel Countries

TIRANA, July 1 As the rumor mill said during the last week, Albania and three other Western Balkan (WB) countries did not make the cut of safe third countries that can travel to the EU. Meanwhile, temporary travel restrictions for non-essential travel into the EU were lifted only for nationals from Montenegro and Serbia among...

Albania’s Business Sentiment Weakens, AmCham Survey Finds
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Albania’s Business Sentiment Weakens, AmCham Survey Finds

TIRANA, June 30 The business climate in Albania declined significantly during 2019, the business index from the American Chamber of Commerce confirms. Based on the perception of the AmCham members, the business climate in Albania in 2019 declined by 10.35 points compared to the previous year. Over 66 percent of the members said that the...

COVID-19 Cases Continue to Spike in Albania
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COVID-19 Cases Continue to Spike in Albania

TIRANA, June 29 The coronavirus infections and deaths have been rising during the recent weeks in Albania. As of Monday, 64 new cases were reported in the country, while the number of coronavirus-related deaths reached 58. According to official authorities, this is the fourth week in a row that the country reports jumps in COVID-19...