Coronavirus: 246 new cases, 196 recoveries, 20 deaths

APS - 12 September 2021

ALGIERS- A total of 246 new confirmed cases of Coronavirus (Covid-19), 196 recoveries and 20 deaths have been reported over the last 24 hours in Algeria, the ministry of Health said Sunday in a statement.

The number of confirmed cases in Algeria amounts to 200,068, including the 246 new cases in the last 24 hours, the number of deaths to 5,578 and that of recovered patients to 136,662, the statement said.

In addition, 33 patients are under intensive care, according to the statement.

The statement added that 20 provinces have had no positive cases in the last twenty-four hours, 20 others have reported between one and nine cases while eight provinces have recorded at least 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 measures and wearing of masks.