COVID-19 / Ministry of Health: 16 new cases, the number of those affected reaches 259


In the last 24 hours, 152 suspects were tested, of which 16 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed.

To date, 1823 suspected cases have been tested and of these, 259 cases have been confirmed positively with COVID-19. The average age of COVID-19 positive cases is 50 years.

The number of people who have died from COVID-19 in Albania is 15.

There are currently 79 patients in the infectious disease service. 7 of them are in intensive care while 4 of them are intubated. The rest of the bedridden are in a stable condition up to this moment. Meanwhile, in COVID 2 hospital "Shefqet Ndroqi" there is 1 hospitalized patient.

The good news is that over the last 24 hours there have been 15 cured patients bringing the number of cured from COVID-19 to 67.

The map of those affected by COVID-19 is expanding in Tirana, Durrës, Kavaja and Korçë, except for the detected cases for which the epidemiological investigation is being carried out and where epidemiologists are working very intensively to track the contacts of positive cases and break the chain of transmission of infection.

The geographical distribution of positive cases is as follows:

- Tirana 140 cases
- Durrës 29 cases
- Lushnje 4 cases
- Elbasan 5 raste
- Fier 23 raste
- Kavaja 5 cases
- Mat 2 cases
- Korça 16 cases
- Vlora 5 cases
- Shkodër 8 cases
- Lezha 5 cases
- Berat 1 rast
- Has 2 rasts
- Kruja 5 cases
-Tropoja 4 cases
- Puke 3 cases
- Mirditë 2 cases



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