Albania takes extra measures on novel coronavirus epidemic prevention

22/02/2020 18:40

Authorities have advised today that Albanian nationals who have traveled to the countries affected by the coronavirus and exhibit flu-like or fever-like symptoms should call the emergency department and not go directly to the hospital.

Meanwhile, with the emergence of numerous cases in Italy, there has been a doubling of staff at border check and customs.

The Task Force has decided that the default measure to quarantine persons coming from countries with community virus outbreaks, must continue.

Also, as was notified yesterday the coronavirus quarantine site has been designated, in case it will be necessary, which will be a hospital facility, approved by the technical committee, in keeping with the WHO set standards.

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