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Andorran children will be going back to school in phases

Andorran children will be going back to school in phases. Those under 12 will go back on the 9th September as usual. 12-year-olds and up will return on 14th September. There will be optional but recommended testing for all children over 6 going back to school, in designated stop labs. Those children that do not …

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Andorra: Mandatory use of masks is prescribed on public roads and in places—both closed and open

On Tuesday, July 14th, the Andorran government approved news regulations for the public health emergency caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, which take exceptional measures to minimize the risk of transmission of the virus.

According to Andorran Minister of Health Joan Martinez Benazet, given the epidemiological situation in neighbouring countries and the opening of borders, it is …

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The accumulation of so-called “one-day tourists” coming to Andorra for cheap cigarettes and alcohol provoke multi-kilometer traffic jams

The Spanish-Andorran border registered a mobility 2% lower on this 22nd June, to that of last year. As for the Franco-Andorran border, the first fortnight of June has experienced an increase of 27%. Comparing these data with June 2019, there is an increase of 50%.

The accumulation of so-called “one-day tourists” coming to Andorra for cheap …

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From 1st July, before going to see a medical consultant in Andorra, patients must visit their GP

From 1st July, before going to see a medical consultant in Andorra, patients must visit their GP, (or referring doctor), so that he/she can make the relevant referral. Accordingly, patients will need to pay twice.

This decision has been made by the government of Andorra.

Gynecologists, ophthalmologists and dentists are excluded from the list of these specialties, …

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Those who have the most difficulties finding work in Andorra are those who are neither Andorran, Spanish or Portuguese

According to Employment Agency of Andorra, by this moment 1,761 people enrolled in the service, 41% compared to last month. The situation is not affected by gender but by age. The most affected group is 26-39-year-olds. By nationality, those who have the most difficulties finding work are those who are neither Andorran, Spanish or Portuguese. …

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CEB welcomes Andorra as 42nd member state

Andorra officially became the 42nd state to join the Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB).

The Governor of the CEB, Rolf Wenzel, said: “On behalf of everyone at the CEB I extend a warm welcome to Andorra. In the spirit of solidarity which characterises the CEB and its work, all its members are united in their …

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COVID-19 Ranking of Government Efficiency of 100 Countries and Regions : Andorra takes 76th place (between Philippines and Ecuador)

Deep Knowledge Group (DKG) has published the Big Data Analysis of 200 Countries and Regions COVID-19 Safety Ranking and Risk Assessment. DKG is a consortium of commercial and non-profit organizations active on many fronts in the realm of DeepTech and Frontier Technologies (AI, Longevity, FinTech, GovTech, InvestTech), ranging from scientific research to investment, entrepreneurship, analytics, media, …

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Fashion establishments: The maximum capacity for trying on clothes is reduced by 50% and the tried-on clothes will be separated and kept in quarantine 48 hours

Third phase of resumption of economic activity of Andorra: 13,060 employees will join their work activity in different sectors next Monday, 1st June.

All the following will open:

• Retail: Clothing & Footwear / Sports / Electronics / Furniture & Furnishings / Sale of motor vehicles

• Associated wholesale

• Hotels

• Bars and restaurants

• Fast food restaurants

• Private education

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