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Coronavirus: 986 confirmed cases, 83 deaths in Algeria

Published on : Thursday, 02 April 2020 19:27   Read : 10 time(s)
Coronavirus: 986 confirmed cases, 83 deaths in Algeria

ALGIERS-A total of 139 confirmed new cases of Coronavirus (Covid-19) and 25 new deaths have been recorded in the last 24 hours in Algeria, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 986 and that of deaths to 83, said Thursday, in Algiers, the spokesman of the scientific committee in charge of monitoring the evolution of the Coronavirus pandemic Professor Djamel Fourar.

The new deaths were recorded in the provinces of Blida (5 cases), Algiers (5), Setif (4), Medea (4), Ain Defla (2) and one death in the provinces of Tiaret, Oum El Bouaghi, Tipaza, Boumerdes and Batna, said Pr. Fourar in the daily press briefing devoted to the evolution of the pandemic.

The 986 confirmed cases of coronavirus were recorded in 40 provinces, notably Blida with 385 cases, followed by Algiers with 154 cases, Oran (62) and Tizi Ouzou (40), he said, underlining that “553 of the patients are men and 433 are women.”

The number of recovered persons is still 61.

Coronavirus: 986 confirmed cases, 83 deaths in Algeria