COVID-19 / Ministry of Health: 37 recovered, 125 new cases and 1 loss of life in the last 24 hours


The Ministry of Health and Social Protection informs about the epidemiological situation in the country.
During the last week there has been an increase in the number of confirmed cases, as well as the number of tests in over 1/1000 inhabitants.
The incidence of COVID-19 disease in Albania until last week is 214.9 cases per 100,000 inhabitants. At the county level, the highest incidence is in Tirana followed by Durrës and Shkodra, while the county with the lowest incidence is Elbasan.
The average age of confirmed cases is 47 years. The 55-64 age group occupies the highest percentage of those affected with 19.7% of confirmed cases followed by the 25-34 age group with 18.5% of confirmed cases.
In the last 24 hours, 506 tests have been performed on suspects affected by Covid 19, while 125 people have been confirmed to be affected by the Covid 19 virus.
The geographical distribution of positive daily cases is as follows: 68 cases in Tirana, 15 in Korça, 10 in Durrës, 4 cases in Shkodra, Lezha, Berat, Gjirokastra, 3 cases in Lushnje, Kurbin, 2 in Devoll, 1 case in Elbasan , Kukës, Puka, Përmet, Saranda, Divjakë, Kolonjë, Gramsh,
In the last 24 hours, 37 citizens have been cured, bringing the number of cured to 3379, since the beginning of the epidemic.
Currently in the Infectious Diseases Hospital and "Shefqet Ndroqi" 122 patients are being confirmed positive with Covid19, 19 patients are in intensive therapy, 3 of which are intubated.
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.
Unfortunately, a 55-year-old woman from Vlora could not win the battle with the disease.

If you suspect you are affected or have signs of illness you should stay isolated and call the National Emergency number 127.

COVID-19 - Statistics (10 August 2020)

Total testing 46448
Positive cases 6536
Cured cases 3379
Active Cases 2957
Loss of life 200 (Tirana Region 97, Shkodra 33, Durrës 29, Fier 10, Elbasan 7, Korçë 6, Lezhë 5, Kukës 5, Vlora 5, Dibër 2, Berat 1)

Geographical distribution of active cases by regions:

Tirana 1627
Durrës 366
Shkodër 254
Fier 120
Vlora 108
Korça 100
Lezha 99
Kukës 95
Elbasan 68
Berat 49
Gjirokastra 36
Dibër 35


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