The numbers from the coronavirus in Albania are increasing in a frightening way, while in the last 24 hours record numbers of tests and infections have been registered, while 5 victims have been recorded, as much as yesterday. The Ministry of Health announced that in the last 24 hours 1351 tests have been performed, as never before and 203 new cases of covid-19 have been detected, a record so far.

The positive cases confirmed in the last 24 hours have been identified in the following municipalities: 68 cases in Tirana, 17 cases in Fier, Korça, 15 in Elbasan, 14 in Berat, 12 in Lezha, 10 in Durrës, 9 in Lushnje, 6 in Pogradec, from 5 cases in Vlora, Saranda, from 3 cases in Gramsh, Kuçovë, from 2 cases in Shkodër, Kurbin, Mirditë, Tepelena, Roskovec, from 1 case in Krujë, Kavaja, Librazhd, Mat, Fushë-Arrëz, Selenica, Bulqiza, Shijak, Vora.

While 5 people have not managed to win the war with the coronavirus. Despite the efforts of doctors, unfortunately they lost the war with COVID19, a 59-year-old from Elbasan, a 79-year-old from Vlora, an 87-year-old from Tirana and two citizens from Durrës, 66 and 85 years old. The good news is that 87 citizens have managed to defeat the disease. Currently in the Infectious Diseases Hospital and “Shefqet Ndroqi” 239 patients are being treated, 15 in intensive therapy of which 6 patients are intubated.

The Ministry of Health and Social Protection reminds you that from tomorrow “textile masks or protective barriers will become mandatory even in open spaces outside the home, in order to minimize the spread of infection. Make wearing a mask part of your daily routine to protect yourself and your loved ones. Do not neglect for a moment the maintenance of physical distance of at least 1.5 m and take care of personal hygiene.

Contact your family doctor or call the National Emergency Service on 127 if you suspect that you or a loved one is affected by COVID19. Call the toll free line 0800 40 40 to contact your family doctor, for specialized and safe psychological service as well as for any other information about COVID19 ”the appeal closes.

COVID-19 – Statistics (14 October 2020)
New daily cases 203
Healed in 24 hours 87
Loss of life in 24 hours 5
Daily tests 1351

Total testing 102,004
Positive cases 15955
Cured cases 9762
Active Cases 5759
Loss of life 434

Geographical distribution of active cases by regions:
Tirana 2890
Durrës 593
Shkodër 426
Korça 325
Fier 306
Lezhë 290
Elbasan 246
Vlora 208
Berat 168
Kukës 159
Dibër 82
Gjirokastra 66