The Ministry of Health announced that this morning a 69-year-old patient from Tirana died as a result of the new coronavirus, despite the efforts of doctors.
The patient with the initials S.K. was being treated in intensive care at the infectious disease hospital. In total 33 citizens have lost the battle with Covid-19.
Meanwhile, in the last 24 hours, there has been an increase in the number of those affected, related to contacts of previous positive cases, but also a new virus hotspot in Tirana.
173 citizens were tested as suspects affected by Covid19 and 25 positive cases were confirmed. More specifically, there are 24 affected in Tirana and 1 in Durrës.
Among the new cases, 15 were identified in one call-center, contacts of one positive case discovered two days ago.
The Ministry announces that the epidemiological investigation is continuing for some new cases in Tirana. In the last 24 hours, 8 citizens have recovered.