Ministry health

Coronavirus – Eritrea: Announcement from the Ministry of Health (January 22, 2022)


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Fifty-eight patients have tested positive for COVID-19 during tests carried out today at quarantine centers and testing stations in the Central, Southern Red Sea and Gash Barka regions.

Of these, fifty-two patients are from the quarantine center (1) and testing stations (51) in Asmara, central region. Four patients are from the quarantine center (3) and testing station (1) in Assab, in the southern Red Sea region. Two patients come from the Teseney test station in the Gash Barka region.

On the other hand, twenty-seven patients who were receiving medical treatment in hospitals in the Central (23) and Southern Red Sea (4) regions have fully recovered and been discharged from these facilities. Unfortunately, a 99-year-old patient from the central region died due to the pandemic.

The total number of recovered patients thus rose to 8,655 while the number of deaths rose to 91.

The total number of confirmed cases in the country so far has risen to 9,250.

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