766 COVID-19 cases in Albania, 30 victims

Tirana Times
By Tirana Times April 29, 2020 12:04

766 COVID-19 cases in Albania, 30 victims

TIRANA, April 29 - Sixteen new coronavirus cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of infected patients to 766 in Albania. The cases were identified in Tirana, Kruja, which is currently facing an outbreak in several factories, Shkodra and Berat.

So far, tests have been conducted on 8028 people. A total of 33 patients are being treated at the Infectious Diseases Hospital and the 'COVID 2' Hospital, eight of whom are in intensive care. According to the Ministry of Health, the average age of those with the coronavirus is 46.8 years old.

So far, a total of 455 patients who tested positive for the coronavirus in Albania have now recovered. However, they will have to be quarantined at home for 14 days.

The death toll remains at 30 victims.

Currently, the geographical distribution of the infected patients across Albania is as follows:

Tirana 318 cases
Shkodër 108 cases
Kruja 102 cases
Durrës 42 cases
Fier 37 cases
Kurbin 31 cases
Korça 19 cases
Elbasan 18 cases
Kukës 18 cases
Lezha 14 cases
Has 14 cases
Kavaja 9 cases
Lushnje 7 cases
Vlora 5 cases
Puka 5 cases
Mirditë 5 cases
Rrogozhinë 4 cases
Tropoja 4 cases
Berat 4 cases
Mallakastër 1 case
Mat 1 case

The Albanian government has restricted movement of vehicles and pedestrians throughout the territory by imposing a curfew from 5 a.m. to 17:30 p.m, with only one person per household being authorized to move. Last weekend, citizens were not allowed out of their houses on Saturday and Sunday. All international air, sea and land travel is banned and schools, kindergartens, bars, restaurants, hotels, stadiums, concert halls and parks are also closed.

Tirana Times
By Tirana Times April 29, 2020 12:04