COVID-19 / Ministry of Health: 23 new cases and 28 cured in the last 24 hours


During the last 24 hours, 276 citizens were tested as suspects affected by Covid19 and 23 confirmed positive cases were confirmed, 12 of which in Tirana. 8 are contacts of previous positive cases and 4 are new cases in the investigation process.
From the in-depth epidemiological investigation at QSUT, where 57 health personnel and patients were tested, and all were negative.
6 cases were confirmed in Mat, contacts of a patient in QSUT and 4 cases in Lushnje, contacts of positive cases confirmed earlier in Tirana and 1 new case in Durrës.
The infectious hospital is currently treating 23 patients, of whom 5 are in intensive care.
In the last 24 hours 28 citizens have been cured, bringing to 851 the number of cured since the beginning of the epidemic.
Since the beginning of the epidemic over 15,500 molecular and serological tests have been performed, while the number of confirmed positive cases nationwide is 1099. Of these, over 77% have been cured.
In our country there are currently 215 active people with COVID19, mainly in Tirana.
The Ministry of Health and Social Protection appeals to citizens to be careful. Maintain physical distance over 1.5 meters. When physical distancing is not achieved the use of a mask is necessary. Maintain a respiratory label. When coughing or sneezing use paper towels or elbow angle. Personal hygiene measures should be combined with washing your hands as often as possible for more than 20 seconds. Avoid confined spaces and crowded gatherings and take care of the elderly.
Do not neglect the signs of the disease so call the unique National Emergency number, 127. For information about COVID19 and psychological counseling, please call the green line 0800 40-40.

COVID-19 - Statistics (29 May 2020)

Total tests 15595
Molecular testing 14269
Serological testing 1326
Positive cases 1099
Cured cases 851
Active Cases 215
Loss of life 33 (Tirana District 20, Durrës 6, Fier 3, Vlora 1, Shkodër 2, Kukës 1)

The geographical distribution of active cases is as follows:
Tirana 121
Durrës 42
Kruja 17
Shkodër 11
Kamëz 9
Mat 6
Lushnje 4
Berat 2
Fier 2
Korça 1




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