8 new positive cases with COVID-19 have been recorded in the past 24 hours in Albania, two of which are members of the medical staff of Shkoder and Kukës, plus 6 other cases identified in Tirana.
The total number of people infected with coronavirus reaches 475. The first case is registered in the city of Kukes while the number of infections increases in Tirana and Shkodra.
In the past 24 hours, 0 suspect cases have been tested, 236 of which are medical personnel, mostly at Shkodra hospital.
In addition to the low numbers of those affected in the past 24 hours, the good news comes for the healed.
The list extends with 16 other patients, bringing the total number of healed to 248.
So far 4.306 swabs have been performed of which 19 people have been confirmed positive for COVID-475. The contagion curve remains stable.
24 people have died since COVID-19 so far. The latest victim is a 68-year-old woman from Tirana who was hospitalized in the infectious disease hospital. Her condition was severe and she had been intubated for 10 days.
Currently, 46 patients are receiving treatment at the two COVID hospitals. 37 patients are hospitalized in the infectious disease hospital, of which 5 patients are in intensive care and 1 of them are intubated.
In COVID 2 "Shefqet Ndroqi" hospital, there are 9 hospitalized patients, 7 of whom are in intensive care, while 4 of them are intubated.
The Ministry of Health in daily communication confirmed today a new case in the city of Shkoder, a nurse who works in resuscitation. Due to contacts with the infected in the Shkodra hospital, 45 people from the healthcare staff were tested, but only one tested positive.
The Ministry of Health and Social Protection urges citizens to continue to respect social distancing measures. At these times, citizens are asked for more responsibility in respecting the necessary distance between them and maintaining personal hygiene.
It is important that infection control measures are strictly observed even within families, avoiding visits to relatives for any reason, to prevent the transmission of COVID-19. If you have signs of disease COVID19 call the emergency number 127. For any question or information on COVID19 there is the toll-free line 0800 40 40.
Coronavirus Albania, the contagion map
- Tiranë 227 cases
- Durrës 42 cases
- Lushnje 6 cases
- Elbasan 15 cases
- Fier 32 cases
- Kavajë 8 cases
- Rrogozhinë 4 cases
- Korçë 17 cases
- Vlorë 5 cases
- Shkodër 71 cases
- Lezhë 14 cases
- Berat 2 cases
- Has 13 cases
- Krujë 6 cases
- Tropojë 4 cases
- Pukë 5 cases
- Mirditë 3 cases
- Kukës 1 case
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