COVID-19 pandemic in Algeria

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COVID-19 pandemic in Algeria
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Confimed cases by province

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     1-19 Confirmed cases
DiseaseCOVID-19
Virus strainSARS-CoV-2
LocationAlgeria
First outbreakWuhan, Hubei, China
Index caseBlida
Arrival date17 February 2020
(7 months and 4 weeks)
Confirmed cases14,272
Recovered10,040[1]
Deaths
920
Government website
http://covid19.sante.gov.dz/carte/

https://dz-covid19.com/

http://covid19.cipalgerie.com/en/

The COVID-19 pandemic was confirmed to have spread to Algeria in February 2020.

Cases[change | change source]

On 25 February, Algeria laboratory-confirmed its first case of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), an Italian man who arrived on 17 February.[2] Algeria deported him back to Italy, via a special flight from Hassi Messaoud Airport where he was quarantined.[3]

On 2 March, Algeria confirmed two new cases of SARS-CoV-2, a woman and her daughter, the health ministry said.[4]

On 12 March, five new cases of COVID-19, including the first death, aged 78 and placed in isolation at Blida hospital. Two cases having stayed in France, one in the Souk-Ahras province, the other in the Tizi-Ouzou province and three in that of Blida province.[5] the total number of confirmed cases is 26 adding a woman in of Skikda having stayed in France was announced.[6][7] On the same day, schools were locked due to the coronavirus spread.

As of 1 July, there are 14,272 confirmed cases, 920 deaths, and 10,040 recoveries.[8]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Carte épidémiologique – وزارة الصحة و السكان و إصلاح المستشفيات بمساهمة وزارة البريد والمواصلات السلكية واللاسلكية" (in Arabic). Retrieved 2020-03-25.
  2. "Algerian health minister confirms first COVID-19 case". 25 February 2020.
  3. "ترحيل المواطن الايطالي المصاب بكورونا" (in Arabic). February 2020.
  4. "Algeria confirms two more coronavirus cases". 2 March 2020. Archived from the original on 2 March 2020. Retrieved 2 March 2020.
  5. "Coronavirus : premier décès en Algérie, deux nouvelles wilayas touchées". TSA (in French). 12 March 2020. Retrieved 13 March 2020.
  6. "Urgent | Coronavirus en Algérie : Deuxième décès en Algérie - Algérie360.com". www.algerie360.com (in French). 12 March 2020. Retrieved 13 March 2020.
  7. "إرتفاع عدد الوفيات المصابين بفيروس كورونا إلى إثنين". النهار أونلاين (in Arabic). 12 March 2020. Retrieved 13 March 2020.
  8. "Algeria". www.worldometers.info. Retrieved 1 July 2020.