Seventeen patients have been diagnosed positive for COVID-19 in tests carried out today at Testing Stations in the Central and Southern Regions.
Out of these, seven patients are from Testing Stations in Asmara, Central Region. Ten patients are from Testing Stations in Mendefera (6), Senafe (2), Koatit (1), and Dubarwa (1); Southern Region.
On the other hand, sixty patients who have been receiving medical treatment in hospitals in the Southern (30), Central (28), Gash Barka (2) Regions have recovered fully and have been discharged from these facilities. Sadly, 65 years old patient from Southern Region has passed away due to the pandemic.
The total number of recovered patients has accordingly increased to 9,180 while the number of deaths has risen to 98.
The total number of confirmed cases in the country to date has increased to 9,525.
Ministry of Health
30 January 2022