Fifty patients have been diagnosed positive for COVID-19 in tests carried out today at Quarantine Centers and OPD Services in the Gash Barka, Northern Red Sea and Central Regions.
Out of these, twenty six patients are from Quarantine Centers in Adibara (17), Barentu (5), Haikota (3), and Agordat (1), in Gash Barka Region. Ten patients are from Quarantine Centers in Mai-Himet (7), Ghinda (2), and Massawa (1) in the Northern Red Sea Region; while fourteen patients are from OPD Services in Asmara, Central Region.
On the other hand, forty five patients who have been receiving medical treatment in hospitals in Gash Barka and Central Regions have recovered fully and have been discharged from these facilities.
The total number of recovered patients to-date has accordingly risen to 1594 while the number of deaths stands at seven.
The total number of confirmed cases in the country to-date has increased to 2135.
Ministry of Health
29 January 2021