During the last 24 hours, 275 tests were performed on persons suspected of having COVID-19 and out of them, 10 citizens tested positive, contacts from previous cases.
Today's positive cases are distributed as follows: 2 infected in Kamza, 3 infected in Kruja, 2 infected in Shkodra and 3 infected in Tirana.
Since the beginning of the epidemic until today, 842 citizens have been confirmed positive with COVID-19 throughout the country, while 605 of them have already recovered. There are currently 206 people active with COVID19 across the country.
Most of the affected are being followed by a family doctor or are asymptomatic, while currently in the two COVID hospitals, the infectious hospital and the hospital "Shefqet Ndroqi", are currently hospitalized 38 patients and only 7 of them are in intensive therapy.
The Ministry of Health and Social Protection appeals to citizens to continue to respect physical distance and maintain personal hygiene, as well as open businesses to strictly adhere to safety protocols. Citizens are also urged not to neglect the signs of COVID19 and call immediately national emergency 127 in case they suspect they are affected by this virus.
To contact your family doctor, for questions about COVID19, for psychological counseling in case of signs of anxiety or other concerns, you can call the green line 0800 40-40
COVID-19 - Statistics (7 May 2020)
Tests performed 9806
Positive cases 842
Cured cases 605
Active Cases 206
Loss of life 31 (Tirana District 18, Durrës 6, Fier 3, Vlora 1, Shkodër 2, Kukës 1)
The geographical distribution of active cases is as follows: