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Coronavirus – Eritrea: Announcement from the Ministry of Health (January 28, 2022)

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Fifty-three patients have tested positive for COVID-19 in tests carried out today at quarantine centers and testing stations in the central, southern and Anseba regions.

Of these, twenty-six patients are from testing stations in Asmara, in the central region. Twenty-three patients come from the test stations of Emni-Haili (7), Mendefera (7), Senafe (5), Dubarwa (2), Tserona (1) and Adi-Keih (1); South region. Four patients are from Keren Quarantine Center (3) and Habero Testing Station (1); Anseba region.

On the other hand, sixty-nine patients who received medical treatment in the hospitals of Center (43), South (10), Anseba (10), Gash Barka (6), Anseba (5) and Northern Red Sea (5) regions have fully recovered and have been discharged from these facilities.

The total number of recovered patients has thus increased to 9,073 while the number of deaths stands at 97.

The total number of confirmed cases in the country so far has risen to 9,489.

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