The Ministry of Health and Social Protection informs about the epidemiological situation of Covid / 19 during the last 24 hours in our country.
The situation is serious and there are still new cases identified by epidemiological tracing and investigation, as well as citizens in need of medical treatment in the two Covid hospitals.
During the last 24 hours, 546 tests were performed on suspects infected with Covid 19, where 130 people were confirmed to be infected with the Covid 19 virus.
The geographical distribution of positive daily cases is as follows: 72 cases in Tirana, 13 in Shkodra, 6 in Fier, 5 cases in Kukes, Lezha, 4 in Korca, 3 cases in Mat, Roskovec, 2 cases in Kruja, Kavaja , Lushnje, Berat, Saranda, from 1 case in Durrës, Elbasan, Has, Vlora, Gjirokastër, Malësi e Madhe, Gramsh, Kuçovë, Skrapar.
In the last 24 hours, 23 citizens have been cured, bringing the number of cured to 3054, since the beginning of the epidemic.
Currently in the Infectious Diseases Hospital and "Shefqet Ndroqi" 116 confirmed positive patients are being treated where 23 patients are in intensive therapy, 7 of which are intubated patients.
Unfortunately, they could not win the battle with the disease in the infectious hospital, despite the efforts of the medical staff, two citizens from Tirana, both 85 years old. They could not survive in the hospital Covid2 “Shefqet Ndroqi and 2 more citizens: A 79 year old woman from Mirdita and an 81 year old woman from Shkodra, with a concomitant disease.
Respect for distance, mask placement, personal and collective hygiene are the only ways to curb the spread of COVID19.
If you suspect that you are affected by Covid19 and have any signs of illness, call the National Emergency number 127 immediately or call the toll-free number 0800 40 40 to contact your GP.
COVID-19 - Statistics (4 August 2020)
Total testing 43203
Positive cases 5750
Cured cases 3054
Active Cases 2520
Loss of life 176 (Tirana District 89, Shkodra 30, Durres 22, Fier 9, Elbasan 6, Lezha 5, Kukes 4, Vlora 4, Korca 4, Dibra 2, Berat 1)
Geographical distribution of active cases by regions: