78 new COVID-19 cases in Albania

Tirana Times
By Tirana Times June 25, 2020 11:59

78 new COVID-19 cases in Albania

TIRANA, June 25 - Seventy-eight new coronavirus cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of infected patients to 2192 in Albania. Furthermore, a a 90-year-old man from Tirana passed away on Wednesday, after being intubated for several days at the Infectious Diseases Hospital. According to the Ministry of Health, he was suffering from several underlying health conditions. This brings the total death toll to 48 victims.

So far, tests have been conducted on more than 24,500 people. A total of 76 patients are being treated at the Infectious Diseases Hospital, 14 of whom are in intensive care.

However, a total of 1250 patients who tested positive for the coronavirus in Albania have recovered.

Currently there are 894 active cases in Albania, 370 of which are in Tirana.

Last week, Prime Minister Edi Rama warned that violators of restrictive measures and social distancing, especially as regards businesses, may face fines or prison time, depending on the degree of violation. He emphasized that gatherings and protests are strictly forbidden as long as the coronavirus is still at large.

Tirana Times
By Tirana Times June 25, 2020 11:59