COVID-19: 2 victims, 45 new cases

Tirana Times
By Tirana Times July 1, 2020 12:30

COVID-19: 2 victims, 45 new cases

TIRANA, July 1 - Two more patients passed away due to the coronavirus during the last 24 hours, one aged 74 years old, and the other victim aged 82 years old. According to the Ministry of Health, the two victims were suffering from several underlying health conditions. This brings the total death toll to 64 victims in the country.

Furthermore, 45 new coronavirus cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of infected patients to 2580 in Albania.

So far, tests have been conducted on more than 27,500 people. A total of 71 patients are being treated at the Infectious Diseases Hospital, 10 of whom are in intensive care and two are intubated.

However, a total of 1516 patients who tested positive for the coronavirus in Albania have recovered.

Currently there are 999 active cases in Albania, 367 of which are in Tirana.

Prime Minister Edi Rama has 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 July 1, 2020 12:30