The Ministry of Health, Population and Hospital Reform of Algeria has reported the country’s first case of COVID-19. Health authorities report that tests indicate that an Italian adult, who arrived in the country on 17 February 2020 has tested positive for coronavirus disease.
Algeria has been officially recognized by WHO as malaria-free. The certification is granted when a country proves that it has interrupted indigenous transmission of the disease for at least 3 consecutive years.
La certification de l’élimination du paludisme en Algérie a été le point principal de la célébration de la journée mondiale de lutte contre le paludisme, ce jeudi 25 avril 2019, à l’Institut National de Santé Publique (INSP) à Alger.