Albania real-time news

Coronavirus live news: Ireland surges to worst infection rate in world; Spain sees record rise in weekend cases (source — 11/01/2021 21:30:58

Ireland’s 10,100 cases per million puts hospitals under severe strain; half a million under lockdown in Beijing to stamp out a handful of casesEngland told to prepare for worst weeks of Covid pandemic...

Albania carries out 1st vaccinations with donated doses (source — 11/01/2021 21:02:53

Albania's prime minister is among the first in his country to receive a COVID-19 vaccine donated by an undisclosed European Union country

Human rights envoy criticizes Albania's handling of protests (source — 16/12/2020 19:08:40

A top European human rights envoy has criticized Albanian authorities for use of excessive force in policing recent demonstrations over the fatal shooting of a man by police enforcing a coronavirus cu...

Albania police warn against protests due to virus pandemic (source — 14/12/2020 19:34:24

Albanian police have strongly warned demonstrators protesting over the fatal shooting of a man by police enforcing a coronavirus curfew to avoid illegal gatherings

Albanians rally for 5th day after police kill man in curfew (source — 13/12/2020 23:01:01

Albanian demonstrators kept up their daily protests over the fatal shooting of a man by police enforcing a coronavirus curfew

Protests continue in Albania over curfew killing by police (source — 11/12/2020 15:53:58

An Albanian court has ruled that a police officer who shot dead a man in the street during a coronavirus curfew should be held in custody, but protests are set to continue

Protests in Albania Following Police Shooting of Man Who Breached COVID Curfew (source — 11/12/2020 13:05:04

Protests continued in Tirana, Albania, on December 10, days after a man was reported to have been shot and killed by police during curfew hours. Local media said that 25-year-old Klodian Rasha was ask...

Albanian protestors burn Christmas tree after man ‘killed for breaking coronavirus curfew’ (source — 10/12/2020 17:17:09

Nine police officers and two protesters injured during clashes, says Health Ministry

Protesters torch Christmas tree in Albania amid riots over 'fatal police shooting' of man (source — ) 10/12/2020 00:47:04

Klodian Rasha was killed early on Tuesday in what Albanian police described as an excessive use of force by an officer during an overnight curfew introduced to control the spread of Covid-19 cases.

Albanians protest after man shot dead man for violating coronavirus curfew (source — 09/12/2020 23:57:00

Protesters who were demanding the resignation of the interior minister threw objects at his ministry and set Christmas trees on fire.

Helpful information

How to prevent coronavirus disease and stop the spread of germs
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue immediately in the trash.
  • Avoid touching your face - nose, mouth and eyes.
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  • Stay home when you are sick except to get medical care
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use sanitizer gel if you haven’t got access to water.
Coronavirus symptoms
Common symptoms:
  • Respiratory symptoms
  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Breathing difficulties
In more severe cases:
  • Pneumonia
  • Severe acute respiratory syndrome
  • Kidney failure
  • Death