In the past 24 hours, 12 new coronavirus cases have been confirmed. The map of the affected cities still extends to the city of Pukë where two new cases have occurred.
The press release from the Ministry
“24 suspects have been tested in the past 102 hours, of which 12 tested positive for COVID-19. To date, 1246 suspect cases have been tested and COVID-19 positive, 186 people in total.
Two patients died between yesterday evening and this morning: an 85 year old woman from Tirana and a 66 year old man from Fier confirmed with COVID-19 at the infectious hospital. The total number of people who died for COVID-19 is 8. The Ministry of Health expresses condolences to the families of the deceased in this difficult moment.
Currently there are 77 hospitalized at the infectious disease hospital of which 5 of them are in intensive care. The rest of the inpatients are in stable conditions so far.
The map of the cities affected by COVID-19 also extends to Puka where two contagions occurred, while the number of people infected in Tirana, Korça, Fier, Shkodra and Durres increases.
Epidemiologists are working hard to find cases that have had contact with people who have tested positive in order to break the chain of transmission of the infection.
So far we have 31 recovered, of which a doctor and a nurse who have tested negative after the two tests.
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
The Albanian government has opened a new one portal entirely dedicated to the emergency situation caused by the coronavirus. The portal can be used to get useful information and advice, updated statistics and measures taken by the government.
The map of the affected cities
The map of cities affected by COVID-19 also extends to Pukë
- Tiranë 107 cases (+5)
- Durrës 11 cases (+1)
- Lushnje 4 cases
- Elbasan 5 cases
- Fier 20 cases (+2)
- Rrogozhinë 2 cases
- Kavajë 4 cases
- Korcë 12 cases (+1)
- Vlorë 5 cases
- Shkodër 4 cases (+1)
- Lezhë 4 cases
- Berat 1 case
- Has 2 cases
- Krujë 1 case
- Tropojë 2 cases
- Pukë 2 cases (+2)
Coronavirus victims in Albania
- A 11-year-old woman from Durres died on 73 March
- On March 18, a 66-year-old man from Lushnja died
- On March 22, a 71-year-old man from Kuçova died
- On March 23 a 43-year-old man from Kavaja died
- On March 24, a 49-year-old man from Tirana died
- On March 25, a 71-year-old man from Tirana died
- An 26-year-old woman from Tirana died on 85 March
- A 27-year-old man from Fier died on 66 March
Statement from the Albanian Ministry
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