The situation of COVID-19 in Albania: 638 new cases and 17 loss of life during the last 24 hours

The situation of COVID-19 in Albania: 638 new cases and 17 loss of life during

The Ministry of Health has updated the data of the COVID-19 pandemic situation in our country. Over the past 24 hours there has been a drop in the rate of infections and deaths as 683 people have been diagnosed with COVID and 17 others have lost their lives.

Full notification of the Ministry of Health:

To date, 612 anti-Covid vaccinations have been performed and 20,275 vaccinations have been performed since the beginning of vaccination.

The situation of COVID19 in the last 24 hours is as follows: 2708 tests were performed, out of which 683 citizens tested positive.

Confirmed positive cases were identified in the following municipalities: 292 cases in Tirana, 35 cases in Elbasan, 26 cases in Kuçova, 25 cases in Lushnje, Gjirokastra, 20 cases in Kavaja, 18 cases in Berat, Saranda, 16 cases in Shkodra, Vlora , Pogradec, 15 cases in Lezha, 13 cases in Mallakastër, 11 cases in Kurbin, Kamëz, 10 cases in Durrës, Fier, Peqin, 9 cases in Krujë, Kukës, 8 cases in Delvinë, 7 cases in Gramsh, Vora, 5 cases in Korça, Memaliaj, 4 cases in Tepelena, Malësi e Madhe, Kolonjë, 3 cases in Tropojë, Maliq, 2 cases in Devoll, Has, Rrogozhinë, Përmet, Divjakë, Belsh, Bulqiza, Skrapar, Cërrik, Libohovë, Konispol, 1 case in Mat, Selenica, Debar, Himara, Poliçan.

In the last 24 hours 697 citizens have been cured, bringing the number of cured to 75,887 since the beginning of the epidemic.

Currently, 646 patients are being treated in COVID hospitals in Tirana and three regional hospitals, 40 in intensive therapy, of which 15 patients are intubated.

Despite the efforts of the medical staff, 17 citizens lost the battle with COVID19: 7 citizens from Tirana, 3 citizens from Shkodra, 2 citizens from Elbasan, 2 citizens from Vlora, 1 citizen from Korça, 1 citizen from Divjaka, 1 citizen from Tepelena , aged 53-85 years. 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 sign 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 emergency number 127 Nations for any emergency or hospital referral.

Statistika (8 Mars 2021)

New daily cases 683

Healed in 24 hours 697

Hospitalized 646

Loss of life in 24 hours 17

Daily tests 2708

Total tests 491,844

Positive cases 113,580

Healed cases 75,887

Active Cases 35,737

Loss of life 1,956

Geographical distribution of active cases by regions:

Tirana 23519

Fier 2545

Vlora 1709

Durrës 1686

Shkodër 1329

Gjirokastra 1243

Korça 914

Elbasan 769

Lezha 730

Weight 625

Dibër 346

Kukës 322