Ethiopia Records 1, 829 New COVID-19 cases, 17 Deaths

ADDIS ABABA – Ethiopia has reported 1, 829 more coronavirus infections on Friday, taking the tally of confirmed cases to 37, 665.

In its daily report, the ministry of health said over 23, 000 people tested for the Covid-19, respiratory illness caused by coronavirus, in the past twenty four hours.

The ministry also reported 17 more deaths during the period, pushing the total coronavirus-related deaths to 637.

Moreover, 377 patients have recovered from the disease. To date, 13, 913 patients recovered from the Covid-19..

Currently, there are 23, 113 active cases across the country. Of these, 248 patients are in severe conditions, said the ministry.

Ethiopia confirmed its first case of COVID-19 on March 13. To date, the country has tested 717, 128 people.