COVID-19 / Ministry of Health: 3 loss of life and 99 new cases in the last 24 hours


The Ministry of Health and Social Protection informs about the epidemiological situation of the last 24 hours in our country, reminding that at the beginning of this communication the obligation to put a mask indoors for every citizen, in order to curb the spread of Covid19.
The situation is serious in the infectious hospital, where in the last 24 hours a 44-year-old woman from Tirana lost her life, intubated for 10 days and without concomitant diseases, except obesity.
Two citizens did not win the battle, a 64-year-old from Tirana and a 65-year-old from Vlora with concomitant diseases.
The Ministry of Health and Social Protection expresses its condolences to the families of the deceased.
In the last 24 hours the number of patients in need of hospital treatment has increased. With the opening of Covid2, currently in two Covid hospitals, the Infectious Diseases Hospital and the “Shefqet Ndroqi” Hospital, 102 patients are being treated, 11 patients are in intensive therapy and 3 of them are intubated.
During the last 24 hours, 425 tests were performed on suspects affected by COVID19, of which 99 positive cases were confirmed.
The geographical distribution of cases is as follows: 40 cases in Tirana, 6 cases in Fier, Kavaja, 5 cases in Dibra, Mirdita, 4 cases in Kruja, Devoll, 3 cases in Vlora, Saranda, Malësi e Madhe, 2 cases in Durres , Kurbin, Korçë, Elbasan, Lezhë, Has, Lushnje, Prrenjas, from 1 case in Kukës, Berat, Pogradec, Roskovec.
In the last 24 hours, 46 citizens have been cured, bringing to 2137 the number of people cured since the beginning of the epidemic.
In our country there are currently 1610 active people with COVID19, mainly in Tirana, Shkodra, Kruja, Durres.
The Ministry of Health and Social Protection once again calls on businesses, institutions, to correctly implement occupational safety protocols, approved by the health authorities.
Whenever possible, work from home is recommended.
Placing the mask indoors is mandatory.
Any protective barrier, even made at home, helps limit the spread of infection.
The textile mask should completely cover the nose and mouth at all times.
Failure to implement this measure is punishable under the normative act, with an administrative measure in the amount of 2 thousand new ALL for each citizen.
The Ministry of Health urges you to respect self-isolation when you are affected by Covid19.
Even if you suspect that you are affected or have had contact with affected persons, you should be isolated. If you have signs of illness, call the National Emergency number, 127.
Call the green line 0800 40 40 for psychological counseling or any

Information for Covid19.

COVID-19 - Statistics (16 July 2020)

Total testing 34175
Positive cases 3851
Cured cases 2137
Active Cases 1610
Loss of life 104 (Tirana District 54, Shkodra 17, Durres 16, Fier 5, Elbasan 5, Vlora 3, Kukes 1, Lezha 1, Berat 1, Dibra 1)

Geographical distribution of active cases by regions:

Tirana 734
Durrës 209
Shkodër 199
Vlora 104
Lezha 86
Kukës 55
Korça 50
Elbasan 46
Fier 42
Berat 40
Dibër 24
Gjirokastra 21


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