Covid-19 report in Algeria: slight increase in contamination on May 6

Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, Algeria has recorded a total of 265,791 infections, 6,875 deaths and 178,360 recoveries. In recent weeks, the number of daily contaminations has dropped remarkably, but vigilance and the rigorous application of barrier gestures are essential.

The Coronavirus report, communicated by the services of the Ministry of Health this Friday, May 6, reported 5 new contaminations with Covid-19, recorded during the last 24 hours, against 4 cases of contamination recorded yesterday. Up slightly, daily contaminations remain below the bar of ten cases per day.

Regarding healings, Minister Abderrahmane Benbouzid’s department revealed that this Friday’s assessment included two new cases of healing, against a single case reported by yesterday’s assessment. It should also be noted that only one patient is in intensive care.

On the side of deaths, the news remains reassuring and gratifying given that no new victims have been swept away following complications linked to Covid-19, according to the latest figures communicated by the Ministry of Health.

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Towards the end of the Covid-19 epidemic in Algeria?

On the sidelines of the celebration of World Hand Hygiene Day in the wilaya of Boumerdès, the Director General of Prevention at the Ministry of Health, Djamel Fourar, spoke about the health situation related to Coronavirus and considered that it was not possible to determine the end of the pandemic. Moreover, Professor Djamel Fourar recalled the importance of applying barrier measures and vigilance, despite the improvement in the health situation.

In this same context, the member of the Scientific Committee for Monitoring the Covid-19 Epidemic and Head of the Infectious Diseases Department at Tamanrasset Hospital, Doctor Akhamouk, was optimistic about the improvement of the health situation in Algeria, especially with the figures recorded, however, he did not fail to point out that new variants of the virus, less dangerous, are emerging.

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