Summary of covid-19 in albania / Official balance of the affected, analysis and measures taken so far to prevent it
Over the last 24 hours, 145 cases of COVID-19 have been tested. So far, 23 cases have been positive for COVID-19.
5 of them are in the Infectious Disease Hospital in Tirana (3 cases from the first identified with COVID-19, another case, 31 year old resident in Tirana, with travel history with Italy and a 45 year old woman from Rrogozhina, with travel history with Italy).
Their situation is stabilized up to this moment. While 18 other cases (in total) that resulted positive are self-isolating at home without any particular problems.
The distribution of confirmed cases with COVID-19 is as follows:
- Tirana – 16 cases
- Durres – 3 cases (one of which died)
- Lushnje – 1 case
- Elbasan – 2 cases
- Mat – 1 case
Measures taken so far:
Closing up to a second notice, of all bars, restaurant bars and clubs, in Tirana and Durres initially.
Fixing a fine in the amount of 5 thousand Euros for all citizens coming from the affected areas and not complying with the mandatory self-quarantine order or those citizens who do not apply self-quarantine after confirmation of the diagnosis.
Fixing a fine of 20 million ALL for all bars, restaurants, bars or clubs that do not comply with this decision.
Establishment of safety distance between employees, 1.5 meters, in all businesses that cannot be closed due to economic chain.
Minimum call center staffing, and guaranteeing distances and protective conditions for every employee! Above all, we seek your understanding of yourself, your families, and the families of your employees.
Close to the public until 03/04/2020 of nightlife facilities, indoor facilities dedicated to the entertainment of children and youth, activities in gyms, sports centers, swimming pools, internet centers, cultural centers and recreation
Prohibition until 03/04/2020 of: Sports, social and cultural activities; Teaching excursions organized by educational institutions with destination in or out of the country;
Prohibition of competition procedures for staff recruitment, education competitions and specialization.
Public institutions providing reception services to the public at the counter take measures to make the most of online services and e-albania platform.
Post bodies should ensure continuity of service and develop a plan of measures to limit employee contact with the public and avoid crowding in public counters or other indoor facilities.
All persons entering Albania from the risk-epidemiological areas identified by the World Health Organization are required to complete the traveler’s file at the border crossing points and to be self-quarantined for a period of 14 days from the date of entry into the border.
Tomorrow the state administration will be at home.
Enterprises performing freight transport or food or pharmaceutical supply services on the perimeter should accredit the transport vehicles of their employees, as well as the employees themselves, by name, to the General Directorate of State Police.
To conduct their intelligence services during the weekend “state-of-the-art” siege within the TR-DR perimeter, television media must accredit their troops’ vehicles to the General Directorate of State Police in Tirana
From Friday at 06.00 until midnight on Sunday, the perimeter of Tirana-Durres regions will be closed and the circulation of private and interurban transport vehicles to Tirana and Durres or vice versa from Tirana and Durres to other areas of the country will be closed.
From Friday at 06.00 to midnight on Sunday will be closed the traffic of private vehicles and urban in Shkodra, Lezha, Elbasan, Lushnje, Fier and Vlora. Circulation in these territories will be open only to ambulances, vehicles performing state service functions and those transporting goods.
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