There is a second coronavirus victim in Albania. It is a 66-year-old from Lushnja, who had been in serious condition for several days, in intensive care at the infectious diseases department in Tirana.
It was kept alive thanks to external equipment. The man had previously been admitted to the hospital "Shefqet Ndroqi called" sanatorium ", for some pathologies related to the kidneys, lungs and heart. While in hospital, he was visited by a relative who had returned from Italy a few days earlier, thus infecting the victim.
The press release from the Ministry
“This morning the patient admitted to the infectious disease department confirmed with COVID-19, who was in serious condition, in respiratory resuscitation. The 66-year-old from Lushnja had been hospitalized for several days in the infectious disease ward, in serious condition. The patient suffered from several concomitant diseases: heart failure, pulmonary edema and kidney failure ", reports the Ministry of Health"
The first death for Covid-19, a 73-year-old woman had been registered in Durres. Currently, 24 patients are hospitalized in the infectious disease department (from Tirana, Durres, Elbasan, Fier, Lushnja and Rrogozhina), two of whom are in intensive care.
The first healing
Good news instead come for the other cases confirmed with Covid-19 and placed in quarantine. Prime Minister Edi Rama has announced that the father of a zero patient in Albania, suffering from the coronavirus and hospitalized in Tirana, is recovering.
He responded well to the cure and performed the first test with a negative coronavirus result. Doctors are currently waiting for a second test that arrives 48 hours later to get the final results and to confirm healing.
The number of infections reaches 59
The number of people infected with coronavirus in Albania has reached 59. In the last 24 hours, 60 people have been tested and 4 other new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed.
Number of people infected with coronavirus today
- Tirana 42 cases
- Durres 5 cases (one of which died)
- Lushnje 2 cases (one of which died)
- Elbasan 2 cases
- Fier 6 cases
- Rrogozhina 2 cases
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