The Ministry of Health and Social Protection informed about the epidemiological situation of Covid-19 in Albania.
During the last 24 hours in our country, 561 tests have been performed on suspects affected by Covid -19, where 139 people have been confirmed to be affected by the Covid-19 virus.
The geographical distribution of positive daily cases is as follows: 81 cases in Tirana, 10 in Berat, 8 in Durres, 7 in Tropoja, 6 in Elbasan, 3 cases in Shkodra, Kukes, Lezha, Kavaja, Pogradec, 2 cases in Korca , Divjakë, Shijak, from 1 case in Lushnje, Mirditë, Tepelena, Vau i Dejës, Malësi e Madhe, Bulqizë,
Despite the positive cases identified daily, during the last 24 hours 69 citizens have recovered, bringing the number of recovered to 3123, since the beginning of the epidemic.
While active cases affected by coronavirus are being followed in dynamics by family physicians according to established protocols.
Currently in the Infectious Diseases Hospital and “Shefqet Ndroqi” 110 confirmed positive patients are being treated where 21 patients are in intensive therapy, 6 of which are intubated patients.
Even after the great efforts of the medical teams, unfortunately they could not win the battle with the disease in the two Covid hospitals, a 58-year-old from Durrës, a 70-year-old from Kruja, and an 82-year-old from Shijak. They did not win the battle, a 63 year old from Kukes, a 64 year old from Shkodra, a 69 year old from Elbasan.
The Ministry of Health and Social Protection expresses its condolences to the family and relatives.