COVID-19 / Ministry of Health: 26 new cases in Tirana, no cases in other areas


Tirana continues to be the main hotbed in the country with a high number of daily confirmed positive cases with Covid19. All other areas in Albania result for the second day in a row without new cases.

During the last 24 hours, 225 citizens were tested as suspects affected by Covid19 and 26 positive cases were confirmed, all in Tirana.

From the in-depth epidemiological investigation, 73 health personnel were tested, of which 12 were positive, at QSUT, all without symptoms. In total there are 20 affected in QSUT, health personnel and patients, case contacts identified three days ago.

Meanwhile, the in-depth epidemiological investigation continues for some new cases in Tirana.

The infectious hospital is currently treating 24 patients, 3 of whom are in intensive care.

In the last 24 hours 11 citizens have been healed, bringing to 823 the number of healed since the beginning of the epidemic.

Since the beginning of the epidemic over 15 thousand molecular and serological tests have been performed, while the number of confirmed positive cases across the country is 1076. Of these, over 76% are cured.

In our country there are currently 220 active people with COVID19, mainly in Tirana, Durres and Kruja.

COVID-19 - Statistics (28 May 2020)

Total testing 15319

Molecular testing 13993

Serological testing 1326

Positive cases 1076

Cured cases 823

Active Cases 220

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 122

Durrës 51

Kruja 17

Shkodër 12

Kamëz 9

Berat 6

Fier 2

Korça 1



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