Seventeen patients were diagnosed positive for COVID-19 in tests carried out today at quarantine centers in Gash Barka and central regions.
Among these, sixteen patients come from the quarantine centers of Adibara (9), Agordat (3), Shambiqo (2), Ali-Ghidir (1) and Om-Hajer (1), in the Gash Barka region. The latest patient comes from a quarantine center in Asmara, in the central region.
On the other hand, sixty-three patients who received medical treatment in hospitals in the Gash Barka (47) and central (16) regions made a full recovery and were discharged from these establishments.
The total number of patients cured to date has thus increased to 2,833 while the number of deaths stands at seven.
The total number of confirmed cases in the country so far has risen to 3,095.