Algeria covid-19 (coronavirus) dashboard

Last updated: 20 March 2022 @  09:15 am

Statistics

Following the announcement by President Abdelmadjid Tebboune that only the Ministry of Health may publish statistics on the number of cases of covid-19 in Algeria, we invite you to visit the Ministry’s dedicated website to view the latest figures.

Transport & travel

Entry requirements

Boarding conditions for travelling to Algeria

  • Vaccinated passengers must present a vaccination pass from within the last nine months
  • Unvaccinated passengers must present a negative RT-PCR taken within 72 hours of the start of their journey
Lockdown 

Vaccine passport

A vaccine passport is required for access to some spaces, places and buildings, including:

  • To enter stadiums and venues for sporting events and competitions
  • To enter gyms, sports facilities and swimming pools
  • To enter venues for meetings, seminars and conferences
  • To enter cinemas, theatres, museums and performance spaces
  • To enter spaces and venues where local and national ceremonies and events are held
  • To enter exhibition fairs and venues
  • To enter party venues and hammams

Closures and cancellations:

  • Sports facilities and sporting competitions are authorised to open as long as all staff hold vaccine passports.
  • A mandatory ‘safe distance’ of at least one metre between any two people must be respected in any establishment open to the public
  • All marches and gatherings are prohibited throughout Algeria from 17th March 2020 until further notice

Other emergency measures

  • It is compulsory to wear a face mask in all  closed or open public spaces such as public administrations, markets, souks, cemeteries, shops, car parks (parking lots) and shared or private vehicles. Failure to wear a face mask will be penalised.

Tax and financial measures

  • Flexible payment plans: Companies facing financial difficulties may request a payment plan to pay off their taxes. Similarly, those already on a tax payment plan may request additional flexibility in the event of cash flow difficulties.
  • Suspension of retained earnings tax: The tax on retained earnings, which was introduced in the 2020 Budget Bill and was due to apply from fiscal years 2016 onwards, has been suspended.
  • The Bank of Algeria has announced that banks and financial institutions can now postpone repayments of loan instalments or reschedule the debts of customers who have been impacted by the economic challenges resulting from covid-19. They may also grant additional loans to customers even if their existing loans have been deferred or rescheduled.
  • Contract deadlines and penalties for late completion of projects have been suspended for all public-sector contracts with local authorities, public bodies and state authorities to protect companies who are currently unable to complete work or services by the original deadline.
Emergency number
  • 3030 : Dedicated government covid-19 phone line
Useful links

 

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