APS - 26 July 2020

ALGIERS- 593 new confirmed cases of Coronavirus (Covid-19), 395 recoveries and 9 deaths were reported during the last 24 hours in Algeria, said Sunday in Algiers Spokesman of the Scientific Committee in charge monitoring the evolution of the Coronavirus pandemic, Djamel Fourar.

The total number of confirmed cases thus amounts to 27357, including 593 new cases, or 1.3 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 24 hours, and that of deaths to 1155 cases, while the number of patients cured has increased to 18471, Fourar said during the daily press briefing on the evolution of the Covid-19 pandemic.

In addition, 27 provinces have recorded less than 10 cases in the last 24 hours, while 21 others have recorded more than 10 cases. In addition, 64 patients are currently in intensive care, Fourar added.

Finally, the same official stressed that the current epidemiological situation requires every citizen to be vigilant and observe the rules of hygiene and physical distancing, recalling the obligation to respect the confinement and wearing of masks.