June 30, 2020

Announcement from the Ministry of Health

Announcement from the Ministry of Health

12 patients were diagnosed positive for COVID 19 in tests carried out in Quarantine Centers in Southern Region and Northern Red Sea Region today. The five patients in the Southern Region (4 in the environs of Forto/Senafe and 1 in Enda Giorghis) were recent returnees from Ethiopia while the seven patients in Northern Red Sea Region (4 in the environs of Karora, 2 in Mai Himet and 1in Nakfa) returned from Sudan in the past weeks.

In spite of the ban on people’s movements in the region as a whole, influx of our nationals to the country from Ethiopia, Sudan, Djibouti and Yemen through irregular land and sea routes continues to-date. On the other hand, 3 patients have recovered fully and were released from the hospital in Asmara today. Read more

June 27, 2020

Announcement from the Ministry of Health

Announcement from the Ministry of Health

Twenty four (24) patients were diagnosed positive for COVID-19 in extensive tests carried out today for the second and last large batch of nationals who returned from Sudan recently and were put in Quarantine Centers in the environs of Adibara; Gash Barka Region. In spite of the ban on people’s movements in the region as a whole, influx of our nationals to the country from Ethiopia, Sudan, Djibouti and Yemen through irregular land and sea routes continues to-date. The total number of confirmed cases in the county has now risen to 191. 53 of these have recovered fully and were released from hospital while the remaining 138 are receiving necessary medical treatment.

Ministry of Health
Asmara, 27 June 2020

June 20, 2020

Announcement from the Ministry of Health

Announcement from the Ministry of Health

One patient was diagnosed positive for COVID-19 today in tests carried out for individuals who had completed their quarantine time in the environs of Assab; Southern Red Sea Region. The patient is an Eritrean national who returned from Djibouti recently.  In spite of the ban on people’s movements in the region as a whole, influx of our nationals to the country from Ethiopia, Sudan, Djibouti and Yemen through irregular land and sea routes continues to-date. The total number of confirmed cases in the county has now risen to 143. 39 of these have recovered fully and were released from hospital in the past while the remaining 104 are receiving necessary medical treatment.

Ministry of Health
Asmara, 20 June 2020

June 17, 2020

Announcement from the Ministry of Health

Announcement from the Ministry of Health

Ten (10) patients were diagnosed positive for COVID-19 today in tests carried out for individuals who had completed their quarantine time in the environs of Om-Hajer and Ali-Gidir; Gash Barka Region. All the patients are Eritrean nationals who returned from the Sudan in recent weeks.

As pointed out in announcements in these past days , 7764 nationals have returned home to-date through irregular land and sea routes from Ethiopia, Sudan, Djibouti as well as Yemen despite the overall ban on people’s movements in the region as a whole. Read more

June 15, 2020

Announcement from the Ministry of Health

Announcement from the Ministry of Health

Thirteen (13) additional patients were diagnosed positive for COVID-19 today in tests carried out for individuals who had completed their quarantine time at Adibara; Gash Barka Region. All the patients are Eritrean nationals who returned from the Sudan in recent weeks.

As pointed out in the announcements of last week, 7764 nationals have returned home to-date through irregular land and sea routes from Ethiopia, Sudan, Djibouti as well as Yemen despite the overall ban on people’s movements in the region as a whole. Read more

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