COVID-19 pandemic in Algeria

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COVID-19 pandemic in Algeria
Confirmed cases by province
  1000+ Confirmed cases
  500-999 Confirmed cases
  300-499 Confirmed cases
  100-299 Confirmed cases
  1-99 Confirmed cases
Virus strainSARS-CoV-2
First outbreakWuhan, Hubei, China
Index caseBlida, Algeria
Arrival date17 February 2020
(4 years, 1 month and 2 weeks)
Confirmed cases272,010[1]
  • 7,840,131[1] (updated 31 Mar) (total vaccinated)
  • 6,481,186[1] (updated 31 Mar) (fully vaccinated)
  • 15,267,442[1] (updated 31 Mar) (doses administered)
Government website

The Chinese 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.[3] Algeria deported him back to Italy, via a special flight from Hassi Messaoud Airport where he was quarantined.[4]

On 2 March, Algeria confirmed two new cases of SARS-CoV-2, a woman and her daughter, the health ministry said.[5]

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.[6] the total number of confirmed cases is 26 adding a woman in of Skikda having stayed in France was announced.[7][8] 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.[9]

References[change | change source]

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  2. "COVID - Coronavirus Statistics - Worldometer". Retrieved 2023-04-25.
  3. "Algerian health minister confirms first COVID-19 case". 25 February 2020. Archived from the original on 17 March 2020. Retrieved 14 May 2020.
  4. "ترحيل المواطن الايطالي المصاب بكورونا" (in Arabic). February 2020. Archived from the original on 2020-03-10. Retrieved 2020-05-14.
  5. "Algeria confirms two more coronavirus cases". 2 March 2020. Archived from the original on 2 March 2020. Retrieved 2 March 2020.
  6. "Coronavirus : premier décès en Algérie, deux nouvelles wilayas touchées". TSA (in French). 12 March 2020. Retrieved 13 March 2020.
  7. "Urgent | Coronavirus en Algérie : Deuxième décès en Algérie - Algé". (in French). 12 March 2020. Retrieved 13 March 2020.
  8. "إرتفاع عدد الوفيات المصابين بفيروس كورونا إلى إثنين". النهار أونلاين (in Arabic). 12 March 2020. Retrieved 13 March 2020.
  9. "Algeria". Retrieved 1 July 2020.