TIPASA- Minister of Health, Population and Hospital Reform Abderahmane Benbouzid said on Thursday in Tipasa that wearing facemasks will become mandatory, if the spread of the new coronavirus pandemic in Algeria persists, and the situation is not under control.
ALGIERS- One hundred and eighty-six confirmed cases of the coronavirus, 60 recoveries and seven deaths have been recorded in the past 24 hours in Algeria, taking the total number of the confirmed cases at 6253 and that of deaths at 522, the spokesman of the scientific committee for monitoring the evolution of the coronavirus pandemic, Djamel Fourar, said Wednesday in Algiers.
ALGIERS- The supplementary finance bill 2020 provides for a reference price of 30 dollars per barrel against 50 dollars in the initial finance act, the minister-counsellor for Communication, official spokesman of the presidency of the Republic, Belaid Mohand Oussaid, told a news conference Wednesday in Algiers.
ALGIERS-Cash donations paid into the accounts dedicated to the fight against COVID-19 amount to DZD3 billion and US$1.9 million until Tuesday, announced Wednesday Minister Counsellor for Communication, Official Spokesman of the Presidency of the Republic Belaïd Mohand Oussaïd.
ALGIERS-Algerian customs have tightened control over products bought from abroad after they recorded significant quantities coming from abroad for sale on the domestic market, the General Directorate of Customs (DGD).
ALGIERS- One hundred and sixty-eight confirmed cases of the coronavirus (Covid-19) and five deaths have been reported over the past 24 hours in Algeria, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 5891 and that of deaths to 507, the spokesman of the scientific committee for monitoring the evolution of the coronavirus pandemic, Djamel Fourar, said Monday in Algiers, noting that the number of recovered patients is 2841, of whom 163 in the last 24 hours.
ALGIERS - Algeria started the production of Coronavirus screening kits on Monday with a first volume of 200,000 units per week, announced the public television (EPTV).
ALGIERS - The Council of Ministers, which held today, an exceptional videoconference meeting under the chairmanship of President of the Republic Abdelmadjid Tebboune, decided the cancellation of the preferential system for importing "CKD" and "SKD" groups used in car assembly. It also authorized car dealerships to import new tourist vehicles, according to a statement issued by the Presidency.
ALGIERS- Minister of Post and Telecommunications Brahim Boumzar launched, on Saturday evening, a pilot operation to extend FTTH (fiber to the home) network in the province of Algiers with a view to ensuring a stable and quality internet speed.
ALGIERS – In the chapter on the "Constitutional justice: guaranteeing the priority of the Constitution," the Preliminary draft revision of the Constitution, unveiled last Thursday by the Presidency of the Republic, calls for the creation of a Constitutional Court to replace the Constitutional Council.