The Ministry of Health and Social Protection gives information about the situation of COVID19 in Albania in the last 24 hours.
The epidemiological situation is presented with an increase in the number of those affected by Covid 19 and with new hospitalizations in the Infectious Diseases Hospital and “Shefqet Ndroqi”.
During the last 24 hours, 474 tests were performed, of which 123 people were confirmed to be infected with the Covid 19 virus.
A total of 42183 molecular and serological tests have been performed throughout the country since the beginning of the epidemic, while epidemiological tracking and investigation by epidemiological structures throughout the territory carries on.
In the last 24 hours, 57 citizens have been recovered, bringing the number of recovered , since the beginning of the epidemic to 3018.
2335 active cases across the country are being followed up by family doctors.
Currently in the Infectious Diseases Hospital and the hospital “Shefqet Ndroqi” 120 patients are being treated, 18 are in intensive therapy, 6 of which are intubated patients. Unfortunately, 3 citizens from Shkodra; a 47-year-old, a 51-year-old, a 72-year-old, with some concomitant diseases and 2 citizens from Tirana could not win the battle with the disease in the two Covid hospitals.
The Ministry of Health makes an appeal to businesses to respect the safety protocols:
Physical distance, mandatory mask in service and perform continuous disinfection and hygiene of the premises.