ADDIS ABABA – Ethiopia has reported 1, 733 additional coronavirus infections on Friday, taking the tally of confirmed cases to more than 48, 000.
In its daily report, the ministry of health siad the new cases have been after 18, 766 tests conducted over the past twenty-four hours.
Health officials also reported 13 additional COVID-19 related deaths. The latest figure has taken the death toll so far to 758.
The country currently has nearly 30, 000 active cases of COVID-19 . Of these, 357 are in serious condition, according to the Ministry.
During the reported period, Health officials also said at least 586 patients have recovered from the disease, taking the tally of recoveries registered in the country to 17, 415.
Ethiopia has the highest number of confirmed coronavirus cases in East Africa. The country confirmed a total of 48, 140 infections after testing 850, 236 people since March.