Seventy-two patients have been diagnosed positive for COVID-19 in tests carried out today at Quarantine Centers in Gash Barka, Central and Anseba Regions.
Out of these, thirty patients are from Quarantine Centers in Adibara (13), Ali-Ghidir (8), Tessenie (6), Barentu (2), and Om-Hajer (1) in Gash Barka Region. Twenty-one patients are from Quarantine Centers in Asmara, Central Region. The remaining 21 patients are from a Quarantine Center in Keren, Anseba Region.
On the other hand, fifty-nine patients who have been receiving medical treatment in hospitals in Gash Barka Region (31), Central Region (27), and Anseba Region (1) have recovered fully and have been released from these facilities.
The total number of recovered patients to-date has accordingly risen to 1073 while the number of deaths stands at 6.
The total number of confirmed cases in the country to-date has increased to 1877.
Ministry of Health
15 January 2021