Sixteen patients have been diagnosed positive for COVID-19 in tests carried out today at Quarantine Centers and Testing Stations in the Southern, Central and Anseba Regions.
Out of these, eleven patients are from Quarantine Centers in Dubarwa (3), Adi-Quala (3), Mendefera (2), Dekemhare (2), and Mai-Mine (1); Southern Region. Four patients are from Testing Stations (3) and Quarantine Center (1) in Asmara; Central Region. The last patient is from Quarantine Center in Keren; Anseba Region. Sadly, 80 years old patient in the Central Region has passed away due to the pandemic.
On the other hand, seventeen patients who have been receiving medical treatment in hospitals in the Southern (13), Central (3), and Gash Barka (1) Regions have recovered fully and have been discharged from these facilities.
The total number of recovered patients has accordingly increased to 6,770 while the number of deaths has risen to 46.
The total number of confirmed cases in the country to date has increased to 6,943.
Ministry of Health
06 November 2021