Twenty-nine patients have been diagnosed positive for COVID-19 in tests carried out today at Quarantine Centers and Testing Stations in the Central, Anseba, and Southern Regions.
Out of these, twenty patients are from Testing Stations in Asmara, Central Region. Six patients are from Quarantine Center in Keren (1) and Testing Station in Elaberet (5); Anseba Region. Three patients are from Testing Stations in Adi-Keih (2) and Dekemhare (1); Southern Region.
On the other hand, fifteen patients who have been receiving medical treatment in hospitals in the Central (14), and Gash Barka (1) Regions have recovered fully and have been discharged from these facilities. Sadly, 75 years old patient from the Central Region has passed away due to the pandemic.
The total number of recovered patients has accordingly increased to 7,746 while the number of deaths has risen to 76.
The total number of confirmed cases in the country to date has increased to 8,011.
Ministry of Health
31 December 2021