The Ministry of Health and Social Protection informs about the situation of COVID / 19 in Albania in the last 24 hours.
The epidemiological situation is presented with an increase in the number of those affected by Covid 19 and with new hospitalizations in the Infectious Diseases Hospital and "Shefqet Ndroqi".
During the last 24 hours, 474 tests were performed on suspects affected by Covid 19, where 123 people were confirmed to be affected by the Covid 19 virus.
A total of 42183 molecular and serological tests have been performed throughout the country since the beginning of the epidemic, while epidemiological tracking and investigation by epidemiological structures throughout the territory continues.
In the last 24 hours, 57 citizens have been cured, bringing the number of cured to 3018, since the beginning of the epidemic.
2335 active cases result across the country and are being followed up by family doctors.
Currently in the Infectious Diseases Hospital and the hospital "Shefqet Ndroqi" 120 patients are being treated, 18 are in intensive care, 6 of which are intubated patients.
Unfortunately, they could not win the battle with the disease in the two Covid hospitals, 3 citizens from Shkodra; a 47-year-old, a 51-year-old, a 72-year-old, with some concomitant diseases. Unfortunately, 2 citizens from Tirana also lost their lives; a 65-year-old without other diseases and a 70-year-old with concomitant diseases.
The Ministry of Health invites businesses and accommodation units to respect safety protocols:
Physical distance, mandatory mask in service and perform continuous disinfection and hygiene of the premises.
A reminder for vacationers too: Respect the distance with others who are not your family members and take care of your personal hygiene.
28 summer health centers are available to vacationers, with doctors and nurses trained also for the Covid situation.
If you suspect you may be affected by Covid19, call the National Emergency Service on 127 or the toll-free hotline 0800 40 40 to contact your GP.
COVID-19 - Statistics (2 August 2020)
Total testing 42183
Positive cases 5519
Cured cases 3018
Active Cases 2335
Loss of life 166 (Tirana Region 85, Shkodra 27, Durres 21, Fier 9, Elbasan 6, Kukes 4, Vlora 4, Korca 4, Lezha 3, Dibra 2, Berat 1)
The geographical distribution of positive daily cases is as follows:
59 cases in Tirana, 12 in Durrës, 11 in Fier, 10 in Korçë, 7 in Shkodër, 4 cases in Krujë, Mat, 2 cases in Lezhë, Kavaja, Kukës, Berat, Kamëz, 1 case in Devoll, Elbasan , Has, Vlora, Kolonjë, Malësi e Madhe.
Geographical distribution of active cases by regions: