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|2020 coronavirus pandemic in Algeria|
20+ Confirmed cases
5-19 Confirmed cases
1-4 Confirmed cases
|First outbreak||Wuhan, China|
|Arrival date||17 February 2020 |
(1 month, 2 weeks and 2 days)
|Confirmed cases||986 (2 April 2020)|
|Recovered||61 (2 April 2020)|
|86 (2 April 2020)|
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; on 28 February, Algeria deported him back to Italy, via a special flight from Hassi Messaoud Airport where he was subject to quarantine.
On 2 March, Algeria confirmed two new cases of SARS-CoV-2, a woman and her daughter, the health ministry said.
On the afternoon of 3 March, Algeria reported another two new cases of SARS-CoV-2, which brought the total number of confirmed cases to five, a state news agency said quoting a statement from the health ministry. The statement added that the two new cases are from the same family, a father and daughter, and were living in France, adding that there's an investigation to determine the identities of the people who were in contact with them. The Ministry of Health announced on the evening of 3 March that three new cases of SARS-CoV-2 had been registered in Algeria, all from the same family, bringing the total number of cases to eight. On 4 March, the Ministry of Health recorded 4 new confirmed cases of SARS-CoV-2, from the same family, bringing the total number of cases to 12.
On 12 March, five new cases of COVID-19, including one 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. the total number of confirmed cases is 26 adding a woman in the wilaya of Skikda having stayed in France was announced, and a second death aged 55 is recorded without indication of the place of residence.
On 14 March, the Algerian's Ministry of Health announced 10 new confirmed cases with the COVID-19 coronavirus and one death. This is the third death that resides in Blida. It is a 51-year-old woman from Blida. With this new case, the total number of cases registered in Algeria reached 37 confirmed cases and 3 deaths. The ministry also said 12 confirmed cases left containment after healing.
On 15 March, The Prime Minister Abdelaziz Djerad said that "45 cases have been confirmed by the Pasteur Institute of Algeria ..." Eleven new cases of contamination with the coronavirus were confirmed, including one (1) death, a woman aged 84 years in the wilaya of Blida, the total number of cases recorded in Algeria reached forty-eight (48) confirmed cases and four (4) deaths. In the evening, a new confirmed case was registered in the Adrar Province.
On 16 March, six new confirmed cases of COVID-19, these are two cases in Algiers, one case in the Bouira Province, one case in the Bordj Bou Arréridj Province, one case in the Tizi Ouzou Province and a case in the Annaba Province.
On 18 March, a sixth death was registered in the Blida Province, a 62-year-old man died on 17 March. eight new cases bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 75. Another new death (7th) in El Oued Province.
On 19 March, ten new confirmed cases of the COVID-19, including two new deaths, to reach a total of 82 confirmed cases including eight deaths. The same day, a ninth death is recorded in the Médéa Province, a 47-year-old man (Former Algerian judo player Othman Tijani)
On 20 March, a tenth death was recorded in Algeria in El Oued Province, it is the sister of the first case of Province. The death (11th) of a 77-year-old woman has been announced in Azeffoun, Tizi-Ouzou Province, bringing the death toll from the virus to 11 in Algeria. and another (12 th) in Khenchela Province, an 85-year-old man. Anti-government protests were called off for the first time in over a year.
On 21 March, the balance sheet was 139 confirmed cases, including 78 in the Blida Province, 6 in Oran Province and a first confirmed case in Relizane Province 46. 15 deaths, including eight deaths in the wilaya of Blida Province.
On 22 March, the Algerian Minister of Health, Abderrahmane Benbouzid, announced that "Algeria has entered the third phase of the coronavirus epidemic and, therefore, we must prepare for the worst". The assessment of the day according to the Commission for monitoring the evolution of the epidemic, amounted to 201 confirmed cases and 17 deaths. 62 confirmed cases and two additional deaths compared to the last assessment. The two new deaths are recorded, one in the wilaya of Béjaïa Province, an 82-year-old man and the other in Khenchela province, an 85-year-old man.
On 23 March, the balance sheet was 230 confirmed cases and 17 deaths, including 125 confirmed cases in Blida Province. 25 provinces are affected by the pandemic in Algeria.
On 24 March, the balance is of 264 confirmed cases and 19 deaths, after recording 34 new cases according to the revelations of the spokesperson of the Scientific Committee for monitoring the evolution of the Coronavirus pandemic, Djamel Fourar. The two death cases concern a 72-year-old man and that of a 70-year-old immigrant, registered respectively in Tizi-Ouzou and Boumerdés Provinces.
On 25 March, 38 new confirmed cases and two new deaths. The two new deaths are recorded, one in Tipaza Province, a man aged 45 years and the other in the Constantine Province, a woman aged 58 years.
On 26 March, 65 new confirmed cases and four new deaths were recorded, bringing the number of confirmed cases to 367 and the number of deaths to 25, The four new deaths are recorded, two in the Constantine Province, a man aged 90 years and a woman of 58 years, a death in the wilaya of Tizi Ouzou Province, a woman aged 53 years and a death in Blida Province, an ambulance driver in the Boufarik hospital.
On 27 March, 42 new confirmed cases, including one death have been reported during the last 24 hours in Algeria, bringing the number of confirmed cases to 409 and that of deaths to 26, are spread across thirty-six (36) provinces, including 180 in Blida, which represents 44% of the global number of infected people.The new death is registered in Bordj Bou Arreridj province, a 71-year-old woman.
On 28 March, 45 new confirmed cases and three new deaths were recorded. The deaths consist in a man aged 65 years from Algiers, a man aged 84 years from Médéa and a man aged 45 years from Mostaganem Province, the latter came after a visit from Spain.
On 29 March, a total of 57 new cases and two deaths have been recorded in the last 24 hours in Algeria, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 511 and of deaths to 31.
On 30 March, 73 new confirmed cases and 4 new deaths have been reported over the last 24 hours in Algeria, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 584 and that of deaths to 35.The four new deaths are listed, one in Béjaïa Province, a man aged 59, one in the Blida Province, a man aged 69 and two in the Oran Province, a woman aged 63 and a 67-year-old man.
On 31 March, 132 new confirmed cases and 9 new deaths have been recorded over the past 24 hours in Algeria, bringing the number of confirmed cases to 716 and that of deaths to 44. The 9 new deaths are recorded, four in Blida Province, men aged 32, 56, 72 and 73 respectively, two in Sétif Province, one in the Bordj Bou Arreridj Province, one in Oran Province and one in Tipaza Province.
On 1 April, a total of 131 new confirmed cases of coronavirus (Covid-19) and 14 new deaths have been recorded over the last 24 hours, putting the total number of confirmed cases at 847 and that of deaths at 58. New deaths have been recorded, five in Algiers, and three in Blida Province, one in Relizane Province, one Ghardaïa Province, one in Oum El Bouaghi Province, one in Médéa Province, one in Tizi Ouzou Province, and one Aïn Témouchent Province.
On 2 April, A total of 139 confirmed new cases and 25 new deaths have been recorded in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 986 and that of deaths to 86. The new deaths were recorded in the provinces of Blida (5 cases), Algiers (5), Setif (4), Medea (4), Ain Defla (2) and one death in the provinces of Tiaret, Oum El Bouaghi, Tipaza, Boumerdes and Batna.
|Province||First case||Confirmed cases||Deaths||Recoveries|
|Blida||1 March 2020||385||22||29|
|Algiers||13 March 2020||154||14||11|
|Oran||21 March 2020||62||3||0|
|Tizi Ouzou||12 March 2020||40||5||2|
|Béjaïa||17 March 2020||36||2||1|
|Tipaza||22 March 2020||27||5||0|
|Sétif||19 March 2020||25||8||2|
|Médéa||18 March 2020||22||7||1|
|Ain Defla||24 March 2020||20||2||0|
|Mostaganem||25 March 2020||20||1||1|
|El Oued||18 March 2020||16||2||1|
|Tlemcen||23 March 2020||16||0||0|
|Skikda||12 March 2020||13||0||3|
|Batna||25 March 2020||12||1||0|
|Bordj Bou Arréridj||16 March 2020||12||2||0|
|Boumerdès||18 March 2020||11||2||1|
|Constantine||23 March 2020||11||3||0|
|Jijel||22 March 2020||11||0||0|
|Chlef||22 March 2020||10||0||0|
|Mascara||5 March 2020||10||0||2|
|Bouira||16 March 2020||9||0||1|
|Sidi Bel Abbes||23 March 2020||9||0||0|
|Annaba||17 March 2020||7||0||3|
|Djelfa||26 March 2020||7||0||0|
|Relizane||23 March 2020||5||1||0|
|Ain Temouchent||23 March 2020||4||1||0|
|El Taref||26 March 2020||4||0||0|
|Oum El Bouaghi||25 March 2020||4||2||0|
|Souk Ahras||12 March 2020||4||0||0|
|Adrar||15 March 2020||3||0||0|
|Guelma||26 March 2020||3||0||0|
|Biskra||25 March 2020||2||0||1|
|Ghardaïa||26 March 2020||2||1||0|
|Khenchela||20 March 2020||2||1||0|
|Ouargla||30 March 2020||2||0||1|
|Tissemsilt||19 March 2020||2||0||1|
|Illizi||31 March 2020||1||0||0|
|Laghouat||24 March 2020||1||0||0|
|M'Sila||30 March 2020||1||0||0|
|Tiaret||2 April 2020||1||1||0|
|Latest update: 2 April 2020|