The Ministry of Health and Social Protection informs about the situation in the last 24 hours in the country.
2,470 tests have been performed, of which 528 tests were performed for screening reasons.
737 citizens tested positive for SARS COV2 virus in the last 24 hours. Positive cases confirmed in the last 24 hours have been identified in the following municipalities:
396 cases in Tirana, 54 cases in Fier, 45 cases in Kavaja, 34 cases in Elbasan, 32 cases in Durrës, 31 cases in Korça, 25 cases in Lushnje, 23 cases in Vlora, 17 cases in Pogradec, 16 cases in Librazhd, 10 cases in Kukës, 9 cases in Kuçovë, 6 cases in Tepelena, Malësi e Madhe, 4 cases in Berat, Mallakastër, Gjirokastër, Përmet, Saranda, 3 cases in Kurbin, Delvinë, Peqin, 2 cases in Puka, 1 case in Shkodër and Skrapar.
In the last 24 hours, 414 citizens have been recovered, bringing the number of cured to 15,469 since the beginning of the epidemic. Currently in 3 COVID hospitals, 443 patients are being treated, 10 in intensive therapy, 5 patients are intubated.
Despite the efforts of doctors, in the last 24 hours, 13 citizens with Sars-Cov2 positive have lost their lives in COVID hospitals: Five citizens from Tirana, 2 citizens from Gjirokastra, 2 from Fieri, 2 from Lezha and 2 citizens from Shkodra, ages 54-82 years.