Twenty one patients have been diagnosed positive for COVID-19 in tests carried out today at Quarantine Centers in the Central and Northern Red Sea Regions.
Out of these, sixteen patients are from Quarantine Centers in Asmara, Central Region. The remaining five patients are from a Quarantine Center in Mahmimet, Northern Red Sea Region.
On the other hand, twenty eight patients who have been receiving medical treatment in the Central (19), Anseba (8), and Northern Red Sea (1), Regions have recovered fully and have been discharged from these facilities.
The total number of recovered patients to-date has accordingly risen to 2253 while the number of deaths stands at seven.
The total number of confirmed cases in the country to-date has increased to 2847.
Ministry of Health
26 February 2021