| Monographic | March 2020 | Measures adopted in response to COVID-19 health emergency |
The pandemic SARS-CoV-2, known as COVID-19, has caused a health emergency in the Principality of Andorra and exceptional measures of temporary nature have been adopted, which are included in the Act of exceptional and urgent measures for the health situation caused by the pandemic SARS-CoV-2 (hereinafter, “Omnibus Act”), approved by the General Council on March 23rd, 2020 according to the urgent and necessary proceeding foreseen in article 60 of the Andorran Constitution.
The Omnibus Act states a set of exceptional and urgent measures for two months or until the Government of Andorra declares the end of the health crisis.
The main target of the Omnibus Act is to curb the first effects that the health crisis is causing people and companies in the Principality of Andorra according to principles of solidarity and co-responsibility.
The Omnibus Act’s measures allow the adoption of any additional measures considered necessary to prevent a potential extension of such health crisis.