Coronavirus – Eritrea: Announcement from the Ministry of Health (22 January 2022)
ASMARA, Eritrea, January 23, 2022/APO Group/ —
Fifty-eight patients have been diagnosed positive for COVID-19 in tests carried out today at the 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, Southern Red Sea Region. Two patients are from Testing Station in Teseney, Gash Barka region.
On the other hand, twenty-seven patients who have been receiving medical treatment at hospitals in the Central (23) and Southern (4) Red Sea Regions have fully recovered and been discharged from these facilities. Unfortunately, a 99-year-old patient from the Central Region has died from the pandemic.
Consequently, the total number of recovered patients has risen to 8,655, while the number of deaths has risen to 91.
The total number of confirmed cases in the country to date has risen to 9,250.