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COVID-19 daily updates from the Ministry of Health and Social Protection

  • 2/18/2021 7:26 PM
COVID-19 daily updates from the Ministry of Health and Social Protection

The Ministry of Health announced a few minutes ago that in the last 24 hours 3935 tests have been performed and 1112 citizens have tested positive. Confirmed positive cases have been identified in the following municipalities:

392 cases in Tirana, 107 cases in Kavaja, 86 cases in Durrës, 54 cases in Vlora, 50 cases in Elbasan, 43 cases in Saranda, 40 cases in Fier, Tepelena, 39 cases in Berat, 29 cases in Mirdita, 24 cases in Shkodër, 20 cases in Kukës, 18 cases in Krujë, Lushnje, 16 cases in Librazhd, 15 cases in Korçë, 13 cases in Gjirokastër, 11 cases in Kamëz, 10 cases in Bulqiza, 9 cases in Kuçovë, 8 cases in Kurbin, Mat , 7 cases in Përmet, 6 cases in Lezha, 5 cases in Gramsh, 4 cases in Pogradec, Delvinë, Vora, 3 cases in Has, Mallakastër, Vau Dejës, Skrapar, Cërrik, 2 cases in Ura Vajgurore, Dibër, Malësi e Madhe , Prrenjas, Kolonjë, 1 case in Devoll, Puka, Rrogozhinë, Tropojë, Divjakë, Selenicë, Shijak, Memaliaj, Patos, Poliçan.

In the last 24 hours, 991 citizens have recovered, bringing the number of recovered to 60,675 since the beginning of the epidemic. Currently, 594 patients are being treated in COVID hospitals in Tirana and in regional hospitals, 36 in intensive therapy, of which 12 patients are intubated.

Despite the efforts of the medical staff, 17 citizens lost the battle with COVID19: 4 citizens from Tirana, 3 citizens from Durrës, 2 citizens from Elbasan, 2 citizens from Kavaja, 1 citizen from Kuçova, 1 citizen from Vlora, 1 citizen from Kruja , 1 citizen from Cërriku, 1 citizen from Peqini, 1 citizen from Korça, aged 43-79.