Opposition says it is wrong for government officials to campaign over the border in Albania’s election while at the same time tightening anti-COVID restrictions at home.
Owners of restaurants and cafés in Kosovo threatened protests after the government decided to close eateries and bars in reaction to a surge of coronavirus infections.
Prime Minister Albin Kurti has received the first dose of the AstraZeneca COVID vaccine, with the rollout of vaccinations set to get fully underway in Prishtina on Tuesday.
Prominent microbiologist Lul Raka assessed Kosovo’s handling of the COVID-19 crisis in a BIRN interview on Wednesday, criticising institutions for failing to build public trust.
The number of patients receiving treatment in Kosovo’s public hospitals has risen sharply in March, while recorded coronavirus cases also continue to surge.