10 March 2020 – Public venues closed (lockdown), frontline medical staff given bonuses

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Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Adapting or closing offices, businesses, institutions, and operations; Finance policy and financial aid; Financial aid to health services
Level of Jurisdiction: National

Overview: Bars, restaurants, gyms, discos and venues with live music were ordered to close. “From Friday 06:00 to Sunday midnight, the circulation of private vehicles and public transport vehicles in Shkodra, Lezha, Elbasani, Lushnja, Fieri and Vlora will be banned. ” “The police and military forces are patrolling the streets of Albania to make sure self-quarantine protocol is observed by those who traveled to Italy, Greece or other countries with the coronavirus outbreak. Fines up to 5000 euros are to be applied.” “Bonuses of 1000 euros were added to the salaries of medical staff”
Full details here: https://www.tiranatimes.com/?p=144535