COVID-19 / Ministry of Health: 119 new cases, 4 loss of life and 45 recovered in the last 24 hours


The Ministry of Health and Social Protection informs about the epidemiological situation of the last 24 hours in our country.
There continue to be new hospitalizations with symptoms aggravated as a result of Covid19, and new positive cases identified by epidemiologists in the field.
In the last 24 hours, 4 citizens could not win the battle with the disease: a 67-year-old from Tirana and an 82-year-old from Vlora in the Infectious Diseases Hospital and in the “Shefqet Ndroqi” Hospital, a 75-year-old from Malësia e Madhe and an 80-year-old from Tirana, with concomitant diseases.

Despite cures, there continues to be an increase in hospitalizations in COVID hospitals. Currently, 125 patients are being treated in the two COVID hospitals, the Infectious Diseases Hospital and the “Shefqet Ndroqi” Hospital, 20 in intensive care and 4 patients are intubated.
During the last 24 hours, 482 tests were performed on suspects affected by COVID19, of which 119 positive cases were confirmed.
The geographical distribution of cases is as follows: 69 cases in Tirana, 8 in Kavaja, 7 cases in Kruja, Tepelena, 5 in Lezha, 4 in Durres, 3 cases in Elbasan, Pogradec, 2 cases in Shkodra, Fier, Korca , Has, Lushnje, and from 1 case in Mallakastër, Kamëz, Malësi e Madhe.
In the last 24 hours, 45 citizens have recovered, bringing the number of recovered to 2397 since the beginning of the epidemic.
The Ministry of Health addresses all citizens to implement the government's decision to make the mask mandatory indoors and it is not possible to maintain physical distance everywhere.
If you have any signs of illness, call and call the National Emergency number, 127.
Call the green line 0800 40 40 for psychological counseling or any information about Covid19.

COVID-19 - Statistics (21 July 2020)

Total testing 36388

Positive cases 4290
Cured cases 2397
Active Cases 1776
Loss of life 117 (Tirana County 60, Shkodra 20, Durres 17, Fier 5, Elbasan 5, Vlora 4, Kukes 2, Lezha 1, Berat 1, Dibra 1, Korca 1)

Geographical distribution of active cases by regions:

Tirana 893
Durrës 201
Shkodër 201
Vlora 100
Lezha 89
Korça 63
Kukës 52
Elbasan 51
Fier 43
Berat 35
Dibër 26
Gjirokastra 22



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