Żewġ vittmi oħra tal-Covid-19

Lab workers at Ethiopia’s National Influenza and Arbovirus Laboratory on 11 February 2020. The lab started testing for COVID-19 on 7 February 2020..“The test is not complicated. We now have the reagents and the necessary documentation. Once the samples are submitted we provide results within the same day. Currently we receive up to four samples a day for testing, but we anticipate that this will increase,” says Adamu Tayachew, who heads an eight-member technician team at the National Influenza and Arbovirus Laboratory. ..Ethiopia is strengthening surveillance, diagnostics and medical care and public health information in readiness for a potential coronavirus outbreak. The country is a major African airline gateway. Its national airline operates 34 flights a week to China. ..For more see: https://www.afro.who.int/news/ethiopia-stepping-readiness-coronavirus-disease-outbreak.Photo: WHO/Otto Bakano. .

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Il-Ministeru għas-Saħħa ħabbar li żewġ anzjani mietu waqt li kienu pożittivi għall-Covid-19.

Fl-ewwel każ, anzjan ta’ 82 sena, li kien ikkonfermat pożittiv għall-Covid-19 fid-19 ta’ Diċembru, miet ilbieraħ fl-Isptar Mater Dei.

Fit-tieni każ, anzjana ta’ 86 sena, li kienet ikkonfermata pożittiva għall-Covid-19 fit-13 ta’ Diċembru, mietet aktar kmieni llum fl-Isptar Mater Dei.

It-total ta’ vittmi tal-Covid-19 issa tela’ għal 203.

Illum ġew irreġistrati 70 każ ġdid tal-Covid-19 fil-gżejjer Maltin u fiequ 130 persuna.