Coronavirus – Eritrea: Announcement from the Ministry of Health (24 January 2022)
Thirty-five patients have been diagnosed positive for COVID-19 in tests carried out today at Quarantine Centers and Testing Stations in the Central, Northern Red Sea, and Anseba Regions.
Out of these, twenty-seven patients are from Testing Stations in Asmara, Central Region. Five patients are from Quarantine Centers in Massawa (4), and Mahimet (1); Northern Red Sea Region. Three patients are from Testing Stations in Elaberet (2), and Keren (1); Anseba Region.
On the other hand, seventy patients who have been receiving medical treatment in hospitals in the Central Region have recovered fully and have been discharged from these facilities. Sadly, 74 years old two patients from the Central Region have passed away due to the pandemic.
The total number of recovered patients has accordingly increased to 8,782 while the number of deaths has risen to 95.
The total number of confirmed cases in the country to date has increased to 9,332.
Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Ministry of Information, Eritrea.