Twenty four patients have been diagnosed positive for COVID-19 in tests carried out today at Quarantine Centers in Gash Barka, Southern Red Sea, Central, and Southern Regions.
Out of these, 11 patients are from Quarantine Centers in Om-Hajer (6), Barentu (3), Tessenei (1), Adibara (1); Gash Barka Region. Six patients are from Quarantine Center in Assab, Southern Red Sea Region. Five patients are from Quarantine Centers in Asmara, Central Region. The last two patients are from Quarantine Center in Senafe, Southern Region.
On the other hand, twenty two patients who have been receiving medical treatment in Southern Red Sea (14), and Central (8), Regions have recovered fully and have been discharged from these facilities. Sadly, a 99-year old patient in Anseba, and a 74-year old patient in the Central, Regions have succumbed to the pandemic.
The total number of recovered patients has accordingly risen to 3,676 while the number of deaths has increased to 14.
The total number of confirmed cases in the country to-date has also increased to 3,868.
Ministry of Health
17 May 2021