COVID-19 in Albania, 5 deaths and 1079 cases, delta affects young patients

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Five people have died in Albania during the past 24 hours due to COVID-19 complications.

The Albanian Health Ministry announced that 1079 new cases were confirmed after making 6732 tests during the past 24 hours.

804 patients have recovered today, while the number of active patients in the entire country is now 12,399. The number of patients receiving specialized treatment in hospitals is 152, 18 of them in severe conditions.

The “Delta” variant has increased the severe cases in hospitals, with more than 15 urgencies coming each day to the ER only in Tirana.

Migena Qato, infectionist doctor at the COVID-3 hospital, declared that the new wave of the Indian mutation has not spared young patients as well.