June 13: 24 new cases from quarantined returnees
Twenty four patients (24) were diagnosed positive for COVID-19 today in tests carried out for individuals who had completed their quarantine time at Adibara Quarantine Center – Gash Barka Region, Forto Sawa Sub-zone.
Ministry of Health
13 June 2020
June 8: Nationals repatriated as new case is recorded
Eritrea has repatriated over 250 stranded nationals from across the world, information minister Yemane Meskel disclosed on Tuesday.
The statement continues: “The positive preliminary achievement obtained so far is the outcome of the rigorous efforts undertaken to put in quarantine – within the overall GOE strategy of prevention – all the nationals that returned home in the past two months through air, land and sea travel as well as their immediate contacts in cases where this was necessary.
April 18, 2020: Eritrea president likens COVID-19 to sudden war
Eritrean president Isaias Afwerki has delivered his first public address on the coronavirus pandemic since the country recorded index case on March 21.
As of April 18, the Eritrea COVID-19 situation report had 35 confirmed cases, all currently under treatment – meaning the country had not recorded any recovery or death.