The Ministry of Health and Social Protection informs about the epidemiological situation in the country.
During the last 24 hours in our country 932 tests have been performed to assess infection with the SARS COV2 virus, and 155 people have been confirmed positive with COVID-19.
The geographical distribution of positive daily cases is as follows: 34 cases in Tirana, 24 cases in Durres, 12 cases in Kruja, 9 cases in Korca and Lezha, 8 cases in Elbasan, 7 cases in Kurbin and Vlora, 6 cases in Gjirokastra , 4 cases in Kukës, from 3 cases in Fier, Kavaja, Përmet, from 2 cases in Shkodër, Devoll, Lushnje, Mirëditë, Tropojë, Mallakastër, Divjakë, Peqin, Kolonjë, Gramsh, from 1 case in Mat, Ura Vajgurore, Klos , Vora, Maliq, Patos.
In the last 24 hours 55 citizens have been cured, bringing the number of cured to 3871, since the beginning of the epidemic.
Currently in the Infectious Diseases Hospital and "Shefqet Ndroqi" are being treated 95 confirmed patients positive with COVID-19, 12 in intensive therapy of which 4 patients are intubated.
We would like to inform you that in both hospitals COVID are also receiving specialized services and 12 citizens who have been positive with COVID19 and are currently negative, but are continuing to receive hospital treatment for the consequences of the disease.
A great deal of work is being done in the two COVID hospitals, where in addition to confirmed positive patients with Covid19, suspected patients are also receiving treatment, who are being treated according to the relevant protocols.
Despite the efforts of doctors, unfortunately in the two COVID hospitals, two citizens from Tirana, a 61-year-old woman and a 69-year-old woman with concomitant diseases, could not win the battle with the disease.
If you suspect that you are affected or have signs of illness you should stay isolated and call the National Emergency number 127. The Ministry of Health has made available to citizens the green line 0800 40 40 to contact the family doctor or for any information next about Covid19.
COVID-19 - Statistics (18 August 2020)
Total tests 51860
Positive cases 7654
Cured cases 3871
Active Cases 3551
Loss of life 232 (Tirana District 115, Shkodra 34, Durres 32, Fier 10, Elbasan 9, Korca 9, Lezha 6, Kukes 5, Vlora 5, Dibra 3, Gjirokastra 3, Berat 1)
Geographical distribution of active cases by regions: