Announcement from the Ministry of Health

Eleven patients have been diagnosed positive for COVID-19 in tests carried out today at Quarantine Centers and Testing Stations in the Central, Southern, and Southern Red Sea Regions.

Out of these, six patients are from Testing Centers (5) and Quarantine Center (1) in Asmara; Central Region. Four patients are from Quarantine Center in Endagergis (2), and Mai-Mine (2); Southern Region. The last patient is from Quarantine Center in Assab; Southern Red Sea Region.  Sadly, 76 years old patient in the Central Region has passed away due to the pandemic.

On the other hand, seven patients who have been receiving medical treatment in hospitals in the Central (5), Southern Red Sea (1), and Gash Barka (1) Regions have recovered fully and have been discharged from these facilities.

The total number of recovered patients has accordingly increased to 6,782 while the number of deaths has risen to 47.

The total number of confirmed cases in the country to date has increased to 6,959.

Ministry of Health
Asmara

08 November 2021