Coronavirus: 145 new cases, 107 recoveries, 4 deaths

APS - 15 March 2021

ALGIERS- A total of 145 new confirmed cases of Coronavirus (Covid-19), 107 recoveries and four deaths have been reported over the last 24 hours in Algeria, the spokesman of the scientific committee for monitoring the evolution of the coronavirus pandemic, Dr. Djamel Fourar, said Monday in Algiers.

The number of confirmed cases in Algeria amounts to 115.410, including 145 new cases (0.3 cases per 100,000 inhabitants) in the past 24 hours, the number of deaths to 3040 and that of recovered patients to 79.994, Fourar said in his daily press briefing on the progress of the Covid-19 pandemic.

He added that 10 patients are under intensive care, Dr Djamel Fourar added.

According to him, 27 provinces have reported less than nine cases, five others recorded at least 10 cases and 16 provinces have had no positive cases in the last twenty-four hours.

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

He recalled "the obligation of compliance with the lockdown and wearing of masks."