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Andorra approved the new extraordinary programme of aid with rent for discotheques, travel agencies, indoor playgrounds and establishments, bars and cafeterias

Parliament has approved a decree stipulating the new extraordinary programme of aid with rent and mortgage payments for the commercial premises most affected by the measures to deal with the current situation caused by COVID-19.

There will be direct aid for the nightlife sectors – discotheques or similar – travel agencies, indoor playgrounds and establishments affected …

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COVID-19 and winter ski season in Andorra

On Tuesday, 13th October, the government laid out its diagnostic strategy for Covid-19 and the travel industry, which accounts for 30% of Andorra’s GDP.

There will be a protocol based on continuous screening of all sectors of the population, both with current diagnostic techniques and with the incorporation of rapid antigen tests.

EU member states will establish …

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Andorra decided to extend for one more week the measures against COVID-19 that limit groups and social activities

Last Friday, 2nd October the Minister of Health of Andorra, Martínez Benazet, explained during his press conference, that the Government has decided to extend for one more week the measures decreed fifteen days ago to strengthen prevention against COVID-19 that limit family groups and also social activities.

The decision was made after updating the epidemiological indices …

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Freeride World Tour 2021 is confirmed with a new format

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As winter is indeed on the way, the FWT is eager to announce a five-stop tour for 2021, along with some exciting changes in the championship format.

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The International Ski Mountaineering Association Council tries to guarantee a race season 2020-21 as regular as possible

Due to the international pandemic situation and for the first time in its history, the International Ski Mountaineering Association ISMF held its 2020 Plenary Assembly in digital form. 35 of the 37 member federations from three continents participated and approved all proposals by a large majority of the votes.

The 2020 Plenary Assembly was mainly characterized …

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Andorra announced new exceptional measures for the latest health emergency caused by SARS-CoV-2

Monday, 21st September, the Minister of Health of Andorra, Martinez Benazet, announced new exceptional measures for the latest health emergency caused by SARS-CoV-2

The measures are planned for a period of 15 days, extendable depending on the evolution of the situation.

Measures for groups: Meetings of relatives and / or friends (cohabiting nuclei/bubble) – the maximum number …

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New SPA Baths will be opened in Spanish Pyrenees

Llívia (70 km from Andorra, Pyrenees) has opened its thermal baths for the testing phase. The area around the Parc de Sant Guillem consists of three small pools and one big pool.

All works, including water testing, will be completed by the beginning of 2020-2021 ski season.

The water temperature is about 30 degrees and it can …

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Andorra limits family reunions and social activities to a maximum of 10 people from Monday, 21st September

The Minister of Health of Andorra, Joan Martínez Benazet, announced that the Government has approved a new decree that limits family reunions and social activities to a maximum of 10 people from Monday, 21st September as a measure “to try to curb the increase in Covid-19 cases”.

The limitation for leisure, cultural and sports activities remains …

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