Coronavirus: 209 new cases, 138 recoveries, 7 deaths

APS - 23 May 2021

ALGIERS- A total of 209 new confirmed cases of Coronavirus (Covid-19), 138 recoveries and seven deaths have been reported over the last 24 hours in Algeria, the ministry of Health, Population and Hospital Reform said Sunday in a statement.

The number of confirmed cases in Algeria amounts to 126,860, including the 209 new cases in the past 24 hours, the number of deaths to 3,418 and that of recovered patients to 88,346, the statement said.

In addition, 15 patients are under intensive care, according to the statement.

The statement added that 23 provinces have had no positive cases in the last twenty-four hours, 17 others have reported between one and nine cases while eight provinces have recorded more than 10 cases.

The ministry stressed that the current epidemiological situation requires vigilance and observation of the rules of hygiene and physical distancing.

It recalled the obligation of compliance with the lockdown and wearing of masks.