7 dead from COVID-19 in a single day

Infectious Diseases Hospital in Tirana / LSA

Seven people died from COVID-19 on Tuesday, taking the official death toll in the country to 3,353.

Another 1,533 tested positive in the same day, and 2,215 have recovered, according to data provided by the health ministry.

Albania currently counts over 18,000 active cases, of these some 8,000 are in Tirana.

Health authorities appealed to citizens to get vaccinated in order to avoid severe forms of the virus.

In Albania, everyone older than 16 can get the jab at any public walk-in clinic.