Coronavirus: 272 new cases, 205 recoveries and 04 deaths

APS - 12 January 2021

ALGIERS-Two hundred and seventy-two (272) new confirmed cases of coronavirus (Covid-19), 205 recoveries and 04 deaths were reported over the last 24 hours in Algeria, said Tuesday Spokesman for the Scientific Committee Monitoring coronavirus pandemic, Dr Djamel Fourar.

The number of confirmed cases hit 102641, i.e. 0.6 cases for 100,000 inhabitants, and that of deaths reached 2816 while 69608 patients recovered, said Dr Fourar at a press briefing on the evolution of the Covid 19.

A total of 25 provinces reported less than 9 cases whilst 16 recorded no cases in the last 24 hours. Seven (7) provinces reported more than 10 cases.

Besides, 24 patients are currently in intensive care, said Dr Fourar.