The total number of people affected by coronavirus is 174. Four children were infected in Albania following contact with positive cases.
This was confirmed by the Ministry of Health in its daily communication. Fortunately, according to official sources, children have shown no clinical signs, as it does with adults and are healthy.
The statement of the ministry
“In the last 24 hours 28 new cases with COVID-19 have been confirmed after 103 tests performed.
So far, 1144 suspect cases have been tested and 19 of them are positive with COVID-174.
A 71-year-old patient from Tirana died last night, confirmed with COVID-19 and hospitalized in the infectious disease hospital in intensive care, undergoing assisted breathing. Despite the doctors' efforts, the 71-year-old woman with hypertension, who has been hospitalized for 7 days at the infectious disease hospital, has not managed to survive.
The 71-year-old is the sixth victim affected by COVID-19 in Albania. Currently 73 patients are hospitalized in the infectious diseases department, 3 of them in intensive care, 2 of whom are intubated and undergo assisted breathing. While the rest of the patients are in stable conditions so far.
The map of the affected cities
The map of the cities affected by COVID-19 also extends to Tropoja, while the number of infections in Tirana, Korça, Fier, Durres, Lezha, Elbasan increases. Epidemiologists are working very intensively to discover contacts with confirmed cases in order to disrupt the transmission chain of infection. Among those affected, there are four children who have had contact with positive cases, but show no clinical signs and are in good health. "
- Tiranë 102 cases (+19)
- Durrës 10 cases (+1)
- Lushnje 4 cases
- Elbasan 5 cases (+2)
- Fier 18 cases (+4)
- Rrogozhinë 2 cases
- Kavajë 4 cases
- Korcë 11 cases
- Vlorë 5 cases
- Shkodër 3 cases
- Lezhë 4 cases
- Berat 1 case
- Has 2 cases
- Krujë 1 case
- Tropojë 2 cases (+2)
The Ministry of Health and Social Protection once again addresses citizens with an appeal: do not go to the hospital immediately! The Ministry has provided a FREE green line 0800 40 40 to all citizens looking for information or advice on COVID-19.
This line will also serve chronic patients to get information on how to contact their family doctor, how they can benefit from drugs and reimbursement and any other needs. Call the single emergency number 127 when signs of illness appear
Statement from the Albanian Ministry
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