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The Ministry of Health informs that 4 patients have lost the battle with the coronavirus during the last 24 hours, while the high numbers of new cases continue. Out of 3307 tests performed, 707 were positive.

During these hours, 439 people were cured, bringing the number of cured to 38,860 since the beginning of the epidemic. Regarding the situation in hospitals, 268 patients are currently being treated, 29 in intensive therapy of which 4 patients are intubated.

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The Ministry of Health and Social Protection appeals to the citizens, respect the rules to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Avoid clutter and maintain physical distancing; put protective masks in any environment outside the house; take care of personal hygiene.

The Ministry of Health and Social Protection informs you about the situation of COVID19 in the last 24 hours as follows:

3307 tests were performed and 707 citizens tested positive. Confirmed positive cases have been identified in the following municipalities: 267 cases in Tirana, 53 cases in Durrës, 34 cases in Elbasan, 30 cases in Vlora, 22 cases in Berat, 20 cases in Fier, 19 cases in Lezha, 18 cases in Saranda, 17 cases in Shkodra, 16 cases in Korça, 15 cases in Lushnje, 13 cases in Puka and Librazhd, 12 cases in Kruja, Kurbin, 11 cases in Kukës and Kamza, 9 cases in Gjirokastra and Delvina, 8 cases in Mallakastra, Shijak , Kuçovë, 7 cases in Kavaja, Pogradec, Dibër, 5 cases in Gramsh, Vora, Mat, 4 cases in Vau i Dejës, Belsh, Malësi e Madhe, Cërrik, 3 cases in Divjaka, Prrenjas, Bulqiza, Peqin, Konispol, 2 cases in Tropoja, Skrapar, Patos, Poliçan, 1 case in Has, Mirditë, Tepelena, Ura Vajgurore, Selenica, Roskovec, Memaliaj.

In the last 24 hours 439 citizens have recovered, bringing the number of recovered 38,860 since the beginning of the epidemic.

Currently in 4 COVID hospitals, 268 patients are being treated, 29 in intensive therapy of which 4 patients are intubated.

Unfortunately, despite the efforts of doctors, 4 citizens did not win the battle with COVID19: 2 citizens from Tirana, 1 citizen from Lushnja, 1 citizen from Fier, aged 76-89.

The Ministry of Health and Social Protection expresses its condolences to the families of the deceased.
The Ministry of Health and Social Protection addresses the citizens not to neglect any signs of the disease and to contact for any doubt with the family doctor to perform the testing as well as for the follow-up and outpatient treatment in the apartment. Call the green line 0800 40 40 to find out and contact your GP. You can also call the unique National Emergency Number 127 when you suspect you have signs of illness and need to be tested for COVID19 or if you need specialist inpatient treatment at COVID hospitals.