Forty patients have been diagnosed positive for COVID-19 in tests carried out today at Quarantine Centers in Asmara (13), Central Region; and, Dibarawa (7) and Mendefera (20) in the Southern Region.
On the other hand, One hundred thirty one patients who have been receiving medical treatment in hospitals in the Central Region (8), and Southern Region (123), have recovered fully and released from these facilities.
The total number of recovered patients to-date has accordingly risen to 934 while the number of deaths stands at 6.
The total number of confirmed cases in the country to-date has increased to 1596.
Ministry of Health
12 January 2021