Seventy five patients have been diagnosed positive for COVID-19 in tests carried out in the past three days at Quarantine Centers in the Southern, Central and Southern Red Sea Regions.
Out of these, fifty five patients are from Quarantine Centers in Dibarwa (21), Mendefera (11), Adi Quala (10), Senafe (6), Adi Keih (3), Decamere (1), Enda Ghiorghis (1), Mai-Aini (1), and Areza (1) in the Southern Region. Sixteen patients are from Quarantine Centers in Asmara, Central Region; while the remaining four patients are from Quarantiine Centers in Assab, Southern Red Sea Region.
On the other hand, sixty two patients who have been receiving medical treatment in hospitals in the Southern Region (60), and Central Region (2), have recovered fully and have been discharged from these facilities.
The total number of recovered patients to-date has accordingly risen to 1781 while the number of deaths stands at seven.
The total number of confirmed cases in the country to-date has increased to 2401.
Ministry of Health
9 February 2021