Ethiopia Reports Seven New Coronavirus Deaths, 561 Infections

ADDIS ABABA – Ethiopia on Tuesday recorded seven more novel coronavirus deaths and 561 more infections, according to the ministry of health today.

In a daily statement, the ministry said total deaths had increased to 180, while confirmed cases had reached 11, 072.



On Monday, Minister of health, Dr. Lia Tadesse urged Ethiopians “Once again,… to follow the simple guidelines CONSISTENTLY to protect yourself, your family and community”.

Meanwhile, today’s Ministry’s report indicates that 158 patients have recovered from the disease taking the total number of recoveries to 5,448.

Ethiopia has conducted 342,866 laboratory tests since the first case confirmed in March, and now there are 5442 active cases in treatment centers of which 40 patients are in severe conditions.

[Photo Dr. Lia Tadesse]

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