In the last 24 hours there have been 29 new cases of contagion in Albania out of 240 tests performed. 13 cases were confirmed with COVID-19 in a prison in Tirana, bringing the number of infections in Tirana to 20. 7 cases were instead discovered in Kruja while 2 cases are confirmed in Shkoder.
The Ministry bulletin
We inform you about the current situation of the spread of COVID19 in our country. In the 24 hours the results of the epidemiological situation are the following:
240 suspects of COVID-19 were tested. The test results confirmed 29 positive cases with COVID19, including one member of the health care staff who is in a car quarantine.
Of the new cases of the last 24 hours, 20 are in Tirana, of which 13 belong to a new outbreak at a penitentiary institution, where an epidemiological investigation was underway, after the discovery of the first case. 7 positive cases are in Kruja and 2 cases in Shkodra.
Today there has been an increase in the number of cases, which are found in two different outbreaks which are monitored and followed with great attention by epidemiologists in the field.
A total of 6.509 suspect cases have been tested to date, and the number of confirmed positive COVID-19 cases is 663.
In the past 24 hours, 29 more patients have been added to the list of healed, bringing the number of those healed from COVID-19 to 385.
All those affected in the Berat, Lezha, Mirdita, Rrogozhina and Tropoja areas are cured.
Currently in our country there are 251 active infected people and as you can see the number of people recovered is higher. This trend has continued for days and is stable.
We inform you that 34 patients are currently receiving treatment at the two COVID hospitals.
There are currently 26 patients in the infectious disease hospital, including 4 in intensive care.
At COVID 2 "Shefqet Ndroqi" hospital, there are 8 patients hospitalized. 4 patients are in intensive care, in serious conditions, while 4 patients in stable conditions.
The situation is under control despite the fluctuations. The real indicator is the number of hospitalizations, which continues to be stable. For the situation to continue like this it is important that citizens respect the measures of social distancing, as the only way to limit the spread of the infection.
These measures should also be respected to the maximum within families, avoiding visits to relatives for any reason. If you have signs of disease COVID19 call the emergency number 127. For any questions or information on COVID19 call the toll-free line 0800 40 40.
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