COVID-19 / Ministry of Health: 68 new cases, 3 loss of life and 66 recovered 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.

The situation is serious where there are still new cases identified by epidemiological tracking and investigation in the field as well as citizens in need of treatment in the two Covid hospitals.

In the last 24 hours, 3 citizens could not win the battle with the disease: a 57-year-old and an 80-year-old from Tirana with concomitant diseases, and a 62-year-old from Fier without other diseases.

Currently, 124 patients are being treated in the two COVID hospitals, the Infectious Diseases Hospital and the “Shefqet Ndroqi” Hospital, 20 in intensive care and 7 patients are intubated.

During the last 24 hours, 496 tests were performed on suspects affected by COVID19, of which 68 positive cases were confirmed.

The geographical distribution of cases is as follows: 34 cases in Tirana, 10 in Kruja, 5 in Durres, 3 in Shkodra, 2 cases in Dibra, Shijak, 1 case in Kurbin, Korca, Elbasan, Kukes, Lezha, Vlora, Tropoja, Kamëz, Ura Vajgurore, Vau i Dejës, Prrenjas, Klos.

In the last 24 hours, 66 citizens have recovered, bringing the number of recovered to 2463 since the beginning of the epidemic.

The Ministry of Health reminds once again to all citizens the mandatory wearing of the mask indoors and it is not possible to maintain physical distance everywhere.

Respect for distance, mask placement, personal and collective hygiene are the only ways to curb the spread of COVID19.

If you suspect 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 COVID19.

COVID-19 - Statistics (22 July 2020)

Total tests 36834

Positive cases 4358

Healed cases 2463

Active Cases 1775

Loss of life 120 (Tirana District 62, Shkodra 20, Durres 17, Fier 6, Elbasan 5, Vlora 4, Kukes 2, Lezha 1, Berat 1, Dibra 1, Korca 1)

Geographical distribution of active cases by regions:

Tirana 903

Durrës 215

Shkodër 204

Vlora 98

Lezha 82

Korça 64

Elbasan 48

Kukës 47

Fier 40

Berat 32

Gjirokastra 22

Dibër 20



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