Nineteen patients have been diagnosed positive for COVID-19 in tests carried out today at Quarantine Centers and Testing Stations in the Central, Anseba and Northern Red Sea Regions.
Out of these, twelve patients are from Testing Stations in Asmara, Central Region. Five patients are from Testing Stations in Elaberet (4), and Hamelmalo (1); Anseba Region. Two patients are from Quarantine Center in Massawa, Northern Red Sea Region.
On the other hand, forty-seven patients who have been receiving medical treatment in hospitals in the Central Region have recovered fully and have been discharged from these facilities.
The total number of recovered patients has accordingly increased to 9,120 while the number of deaths stands at 97.
The total number of confirmed cases in the country to date has increased to 9,508.
Ministry of Health
29 January 2022