A 69-year-old man from Shkodra died of coronavirus at the Infectious Diseases Hospital this afternoon, bringing the total number of victims to 59.

The Ministry of Health informs that the 69-year-old was hospitalized for 10 days in the Infectious Diseases Hospital, where he was in serious condition.

His condition has worsened as a result of difficulty breathing, and despite intensive drug therapy and medical staff care, the 69-year-old, who was suffering from hypertension, has not been able to survive.

The 69-year-old is the third person to die from coronavirus today, where during the morning hours, the Ministry of Health announced that 2 people failed to win the fight against the deadly virus.

Full notification of the Ministry:

A 69-year-old patient from Shkodra died at the Infectious Diseases Hospital in QSUT, confirmed by COVID-19, who had been hospitalized for 10 days in serious condition. His condition has worsened as a result of difficulty breathing and despite intensive medical therapy and medical staff care, the 69-year-old, who was suffering from hypertension, has not been able to survive.

Since the beginning of the epidemic, 59 citizens have lost the battle with COVID-19, while there are still serious cases that are being treated in the infectious service. The Ministry of Health and Social Protection appeals to the citizens to be careful, to wear the mask and to respect the distance from each other, as well as for the businesses to strictly observe the security protocols, in order to maintain the health of the citizens.