Ethiopia Records 801 New COVID-19 Infections; 10 Deaths

ADDIS ABABA- Ethiopia has reported 801 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, taking the tally to 22, 253.

In its daily report, Ministry of Health said , from 10,919 medical tests that were conducted within the last 24 hours, 801 people tested positive for coronavirus.

The ministry also disclosed that some 10 additional patients of COVID-19have died,.
This has brought the total number of COVID-19 related deaths in the country so far to 390.

At least 292 patients have recovered from the disease during the period, reported health officials. Over 9, 700 patients have recovered so thus far.

Currently, there are 12,154 active cases in the country. Of these, 167 patients are in severe conditions, the ministry said.

Ethiopia has so far conducted 488,936 laboratory testes since the first case was confirmed in mid March.