Forty-seven patients have been diagnosed positive for COVID-19 in tests carried out today at Quarantine Centers and Testing Stations in the Central, Southern, Anseba and Gash Barka Regions.
Out of these, thirty patients are from Testing Stations in Asmara, Central Region. Eight patients are from Testing Stations in Mendefera (6), Tserona (1), and Emni-Haili (1); Southern Region. Six patients are from Quarantine Center in Keren (3) and Testing Stations in Elaberet (2), and Adi-Tekelezan (1); Anseba Region. Three patients are from Testing Station in Barentu, Gash Barka Region.
On the other hand, fifty-seven patients who have been receiving medical treatment in hospitals in the Central Region have recovered fully and have been discharged from these facilities. Sadly, 99 and 72 years old patients from the Central Region have passed away due to the pandemic.
The total number of recovered patients has accordingly increased to 8,712 while the number of deaths has risen to 93.
The total number of confirmed cases in the country to date has increased to 9,297.
Ministry of Health
23 January 2022