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Number of COVID-19 cases increased by 50 percent last week

10:46 | 21.09.2021 Category: Social

Chisinau, 21 September /MOLDPRES/- On 13 -19 September, 6,888 cases of COVID-19 were registered, up by 50 percent than in the previous week.

According to the Ministry of Health, the average number of cases in the last seven days increased by 50%, from 656 cases on September 5-12 to 984 cases on September 13-19.

Most patients had mild and asymptomatic forms (84.3%), being followed by patients with moderate forms (9.9%) and severe forms (5.8%). Currently, 90 patients are in intensive care units.

The Ministry announces that following the analysis of epidemiological indicators, a red code alert was established for all administrative territories, except for the districts of Anenii Noi, Ialoveni and Orhei, where the orange code alert was established.

Since the start of the vaccination campaign against COVID-19, 1,363,602 doses of vaccine have been administered. The national coverage with a dose is 23.07%, with full scheme - 22%.

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