During the last 24 hours, 6 people could not win the battle with the coronavirus in Albania, bringing to 2297 the total number of victims since the beginning of the pandemic. "Despite the efforts of the medical staff, 6 citizens lost the battle with COVID19: 2 citizens from Tirana, 2 citizens from Durrës, 1 citizen from Vlora, 1 citizen from Shkodra, aged 69-90. Ministry of Health and Social Protection expresses condolences to the families of the deceased ", announces the Ministry of Health.
The number of new infections has increased again. The Ministry announces that 3024 tests have been performed, out of which 317 citizens have tested positive, while yesterday 256 new cases were reported.
"Confirmed positive cases have been identified in these municipalities:
87 cases in Tirana, 30 cases in Fier, 20 cases in Berat, 18 cases in Vlora, 16 cases in Librazhd, 15 cases in Durrës, Elbasan, 13 cases in Shkodra, 8 cases in Korça, Saranda, 7 cases in Devoll, Gjirokastra , Kuçovë, 6 cases in Krujë, Kamëz, 5 cases in Lushnje, 4 cases in Kurbin, Lezhë, Peqin, 3 cases in Mirditë, Pogradec, Gramsh, Skrapar, 2 cases in Kukës, Mat, Divjakë, Dibër, Malësi e Madhe, Poliçan, 1 case in Tropojë, Mallakastër, Delvinë, Tepelena, Ura-Vajgurore, Selenica, Belsh, Vora, Maliq, Patos, Cërrik, Këlcyrë, Konispol. "
The Ministry of Health and Social Protection appeals to all citizens not to reduce their vigilance and to continue to apply the rules for the prevention of COVID19: putting on a protective mask in any environment outside the home, avoiding crowds, maintaining physical distance, take care of your personal hygiene and isolate yourself when you suspect you are affected by COVID19.