The Deputy Minister of Health, Mira Rakacolli, in a recent public announcement on the situation of Covid-19, has announced that the Technical Committee of Experts is evaluating the partial closure of the activities of bars and restaurants in hot areas such as the Bloc in Tirana - one of the most dangerous hotbeds for the spread of COVID-19.

"At the same time, the Technical Committee is evaluating the closure of bars and cafes in the area of ??Bllok in Tirana after 22.00, given that there is a potential high risk of gatherings in that area during the night," said Rakacolli.

Rakacolli said that the situation in the last 2 weeks is presented with an increase in the number of cases, which coincide with the opening of schools, bars, restaurants and at the same time with the phase of easing the austerity measures.

Decisions of the Technical Committee of Experts, Rakacolli

Chairwoman of the Technical Committee of Experts, Prof. Mira Rakacolli in a public communication has indicated that the decision taken unanimously by the Technical Committee of Experts for the development of online learning by university structures.

" In the meeting held a few moments ago, the Technical Committee of Experts analyzed the situation and risks, we assessed the situation in the region and Europe, the measures taken by these countries, the implementation of measures in our country, the progress of the epidemic in the country and we decided unanimously propose that universities conduct only online teaching, ie distance learning only, without physical presence at least for the first month of opening, assessing the situation in dynamics. The halls and dormitories will be closed until a second decision " , said Rakacolli.

The Technical Committee of Experts is also assessing the partial closure of the activities of bars, bars and in the area of ??Bllok in Tirana, as a risk center for the spread of COVID-19.

" At the same time, the Technical Committee is evaluating the closure of bars and cafes in the area of ??Bllok in Tirana after 22.00, given that there is a potential high risk of gatherings in that area during the night," - said Rakacolli.

The chairwoman of the Technical Committee of Experts said that the situation in the last 2 weeks is presented with an increase in the number of cases, which coincide with the opening of schools, bars, restaurants and at the same time with the phase of easing the austerity measures.

“Për dy javët e fundit incidenca e rasteve me COVID-19 për Shqipërinë është 130 për 100,000 banorë. Aktualisht jane rreth 500 vatra aktive ne vend, 35% e te cilave jane perqendruar ne Tiranë. Vlerësohet se rastet e rritura pozitive përkojnë me hapjen e shkollave, bareve dhe restoranteve dhe njëkohësisht me fazën e lehtësimit të masave shtrënguese por dhe me sezonin e vjeshtes që sjell më shumë grumbullime në ambjentet e brendshme dhe rritje të kontakteve në ambiente të mbyllura”,- tha Rakacolli.

Kryetarja e Komitetit Teknik të Ekspertëve ju ka bërë apel qytetarëve të zbatojnë masat për parandalimin e COVID19, për të shmangur një mbyllje të dytë të vendit.

" A call to all, to enforce the established rules, if there is no discipline we will risk closure that no one wants. It is up to each of us to curb the spread of the epidemic. The decision we have made about the mandatory mask is "a right decision, already proven for its usefulness. Keep the mask everywhere and maintain physical distance, without forgetting hand hygiene" , said Rakacolli.