Fifty patients have been diagnosed positive for COVID-19 in tests carried out today at Quarantine Centers and Testing Stations in the Central, Southern, and Anseba Regions.
Out of these, thirty patients are from Quarantine Centers (13) and Testing Stations (17) in Asmara, Central Region. Thirteen patients are from Testing Stations in Mendefera (7), Senafe (4), Dekemhare (1), and Mai-Dima (1); Southern Region. Seven patients are from Testing Stations in Hamelmalo (5), Adi-Tekelezan (1), and Hagaz (1); Anseba Region.
On the other hand, twenty-seven patients who have been receiving medical treatment in hospitals in the Central (24), Gash Barka (2), and Southern (1) Regions have recovered fully and have been discharged from these facilities.
The total number of recovered patients has accordingly increased to 7,349 while the number of deaths stands at 62.
The total number of confirmed cases in the country to date has increased to 7,583.
Ministry of Health
09 December 2021