COVID-19 / Ministry of Health: 4 loss of life and 83 new cases in the last 24 hours


During the last 24 hours, 420 tests were performed on suspects affected by COVID-19, of which 83 positive cases were confirmed.

Dr. Marjeta Dervishi from the Institute of Public Health said today that "the situation of COVID-19 in our country continues to be serious".

In the last 24 hours, 4 citizens could not win the battle with the disease: two of them 57 years old from Shkodra and Dibra, a 75-year-old patient from Durrës and an 81-year-old patient from Tirana.

The situation in the infectious disease hospital continues to be aggravated. In the last 24 hours there is an increase of patients and young people.

Currently 72 patients are hospitalized, 8 patients are in intensive care in serious condition and 4 of them are intubated in serious condition.

During the last 24 hours, 420 tests were performed on suspects affected by COVID-19, of which 83 positive cases were confirmed.

The geographical distribution of cases is as follows: 38 cases in Tirana, 12 in Berat, 6 in Durres, 4 cases in Shkodra, Elbasan, Vlora, 3 cases in Kruja and Kukes, 2 cases in Ura Vajgurore and Përmet, 1 case in Lezha, Mirdita, Gjirokastra, Bulqiza, Himara.

In the last 24 hours 65 citizens have recovered, bringing to 1946 the number of recovered since the beginning of the epidemic.

In our country there are currently 1415 active people with COVID-19, mainly in Tirana, Shkodra, Kruja, Durres.

The Ministry of Health and Social Protection appeals once again for more care, even during the holidays and the tourist season.

"Do not lower your vigilance and respect the rules of hygiene. Cleaning and disinfection should be carried out rigorously in bars, restaurants, sunbeds and in any environment.
"Service staff in contact with vacationers or visitors must wear a mask," she said.

"If you suspect that you are affected or have signs of illness, you should stay isolated and call the National Emergency number 127. The Ministry of Health has made available to citizens the green line 0800 40 40 for psychological counseling or any information about COVID-19 ", it is said in the press release.

COVID-19 - Statistics (12 July 2020)
Total testing 32353
Positive cases 3454
Cured cases 1946
Active Cases 1415
Loss of life 93 (Tirana District 48, Durrës 15, Fier 5, Vlora 2, Shkodër 15, Kukës 1, Elbasan 4, Lezhë 1, Berat 1, Dibër 1)

Geographical distribution of active cases by regions:
Tirana 591
Durrës 223
Shkodër 180
Vlora 113
Lezha 63
Fier 29
Kukës 43
Korça 32
Elbasan 36
Berat 39
Gjirokastra 25
Dibër 18


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