Algeria — The Minister of Health, Population and Hospital Reform, Abderrahmane Benbouzid, tackled latest developments of epidemiological situation in Algeria.
On the sidelines of a working visit to the province of boumerdes, the Minister Benbouzid affirmed that the epidemiological situation in algeria is under control.
In this regard, the first sector manager revealed that Algeria ensures a sufficient number of beds, medical supplies and drugs availability at the level of hospitals.
Concerning the rumors circulating on a possible lack of oxygen observed in the province of Boumerdes, Benbouzid refuted these false allegations, affirming that this province has the sufficient quantities of oxygen due to the donation collected at oxygen tank at the hospital of bordj menail , and another at the dellys hospital.
The figures of the covid-19 pandemic in Algeria, still on the rise.
The virus continues to gain ground in Algeria as the committee for monitoring the evolution of the covid-19 pandemic noted, yesterday, Friday November 27th, 1058 new conaminations and 20 new deaths.
Consequently, the global toll of the pandemic since its outbreak in Algeria last February, reached 80,168 confirmed cases; 2.4 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, and that the deaths 2372 ones, while the number of cured patients increased to 51,946, specified Dr. Fourar during a daily press briefing devoted to the evolution of the pandemic of covid-19.