From: Exit Staff
Albania Coronavirus Update: 6 Victims, 174 Infected as of March 26

The Institute of Public Health has announced 28 new cases of Coronavirus in Albania, bringing the total to 174.

Eugena Tomini broke the news this morning during a press conference. She said that out of 103 tests performed in the last 24 hours, 28 were confirmed. 1144 tests have been carried out since the pandemic started.

To date, there have been six deaths. The death of a 71-year-old was announced last night.

73 of the patients are hospitalised in the Infectious Diseases Hospital in Tirana, three are in intensive care and two are intubated. The remaining cases are at home in a stable condition.

In terms of the areas of the country affected by the virus, Tropoja has now been added to the map.

The geographical distribution of cases is as follows:

Tirana: 102 cases

Durres: 10 cases

Lushnje: 4 cases

Elbasan: 5 cases

Rrogozhine: 2 cases

Fier: 18 cases

Kavaje: 4 cases

Korca: 11 cases

Vlore: 5 cases

Shkoder: 3 cases

Lezhe: 4 cases

Berat: 1 case

Has: 2 cases

Kruje: 1 case

Tropoja: 2 cases

The Ministry once again called on people not to go to hospital if they suspect they are sick, instead they must call 127. Those looking for information on Coronavirus and other concerns can call freephone number 08004040.