Announcement from the Ministry of Health

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

Out of these, 11 patients are from Testing Stations in Mendefera (4), Areza (2), Adi-Kuala (2), Endagergis (2), and Mai-Dima (1); Southern Region. Five patients are from Quarantine Centers (2) and Testing Stations (3) in Maekel Ketema, Setanta Oto, and Space; Central Region. The last patient is from a Testing Station in Barentu, Gash Barka Region.

On the other hand, twelve patients who have been receiving medical treatment in hospitals in Central Region have recovered fully and have been discharged from these facilities.

The total number of recovered patients has accordingly increased to 7,096 while the number of deaths stands at 60.

The total number of confirmed cases in the country to date has increased to 7,358.

Ministry of Health
Asmara

30 November 2021