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Coronavirus – Eritrea: Announcement from the Ministry of Health (22 February 2021)

Eighteen patients have been diagnosed positive for COVID-19 in tests carried out today at Quarantine Centers in Southern and Central Regions.

Out of these, fifteen patients are from Quarantine Centers in Segeneiti (5), Senafe (4), Dibarwa (2), Mendefera (2), and, Adi Quala (2), in the Southern Region. The remaining three patients are from Quarantine Centers in Asmara, Central Region.

On the other hand, eighteen patients who have been receiving medical treatment in the Central (11), Anseba (5) and Northern Red Sea (2), Regions have recovered fully and have been discharged from these facilities.

The total number of recovered patients to-date has accordingly risen to 2,068 while the number of deaths stands at seven.

The total number of confirmed cases in the country to-date has increased to 2,703.

Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Ministry of Information, Eritrea.