Fifty-four patients have been diagnosed positive for COVID-19 in tests carried out today at Quarantine Centers in Gash Barka, Southern, Northern Red Sea, and Anseba Regions.
Out of these, twenty-nine patients are from Quarantine Centers in Ghirmaika (18), Om-Hajer (5), Shambiqo (3), Barentu (2), Adibara (1), in Gash Barka Region. Twenty-two patients are from Quarantine Centers in Adi Quala (10), Enda Ghiorghis (6), Mendefera (4), and, Senafe (2), Southern Region. Two other patients are from the Quarantine Center in Massawa, Northern Red Sea Region. The last patient is from the Quarantine Center in Keren, Anseba Region.
In terms of fully recovered patients, the final figures for yesterday need to be adjusted due to additional data received after the publication of the announcement.
The adjusted statement should therefore read: “twenty-eight patients who have been receiving medical treatment in hospitals in Central (21), and Anseba (7), Regions have recovered fully and have been discharged from these facilities”.
The total number of recovered patients accordingly stands at 3166 while the number of deaths stands at ten.
The total number of confirmed cases in the country to-date has increased to 3447.
Ministry of Health
9 April 2021