Five people lost the battle with Covid-19 in the last 24 hours. The news is announced by the Ministry of Health in the daily reporting of cases. Thus, the total number of victims in the country goes to 362.

A 64-year-old man from Korça and 3 citizens from Tirana lost their lives as a result of Covid-19: a 71-year-old, an 81-year-old, an 89-year-old. Currently in the Infectious Diseases Hospital and “Shefqet Ndroqi” 185 patients are being treated, 15 in intensive therapy, of which 6 patients are intubated.

Also, in the last 24 hours, out of 844 tests performed, 159 infected with Sars-Cov2 virus have been confirmed.

The new cases are in these municipalities: 68 citizens in Tirana, 14 in Durrës, 13 in Elbasan, 11 in Shkodra, 9 in Berat, out of 6 citizens in Kruja, Gjirokastra, 5 in Pogradec, 3 in Korça,
from 2 new cases in Kurbin, Kukës, Has, Kavaja, Kamëz, Dibër, Bulqiza, Gramsh, Maliq, from 1 case in Devoll, Lezha, Librazhd, Peqin, Kuçova, Vora.

And 52 citizens have recovered in the last 24 hours, bringing to 6940 the number of recovered since the beginning of the epidemic.

COVID-19 – Statistics (20 September 2020)
Total tests 79730
Positive cases 12385
Healed cases 6940
Active Cases 5083
Loss of life 362 (Tirana District 173, Durrës 46, Shkodër 39, Elbasan 23, Fier 18, Korçë 17, Lezhë 15, Kukës 10, Dibër 8, Vlora 7, Gjirokastër 4, Berat 2).

Geographical distribution of active cases by regions:
Tirana 2501
Durrës 567
Shkodër 372
Lezhë 297
Elbasan 287
Korça 245
Fier 222
Vlora 189
Kukës 142
Berat 116
Dibër 73
Gjirokastra 72