Seventy-four patients have been diagnosed positive for COVID-19 in tests carried out today at Quarantine Centers in Gash Barka Region (48); and, OPD Services in various districts in Asmara (26), in Central Region.
The 48 patients at Quarantine Centers in Gash Barka Region are from Adibara (24), Agordat (14), Om-Hajer (4), Tessenei (3), Barentu (2), and Goluj (1).
The total number of confirmed cases in the country to-date has accordingly risen to 951.
One patient who has been receiving medical treatment in a hospital in Gash Barka Region has recovered fully and released from the facility.
The total number of recovered patients to-date thus stands at 600 while the number of deaths is one.
Ministry of Health
24 December 2020