Ethiopia Records 1, 009 New COVID-19 Cases, 16 Deaths

ADDIS ABABA – Ethiopia has reported 1, 009 new coronavirus infections, and 16 more deaths on Monday.

Some 19, 364 people have been tested for the virus in the past twenty-four hours to find out the new positive cases.

In its daily report, the ministry of health said the confirmed cases has risen to 52, 131 while death toll increases to 809.

There are now 32, 326 active cases. Of these, 344 patients are in severe conditions, according to health officials.

In the reported period, the ministry indicated 612 patients have recovered from the disease, taking the total number of recoveries to nearly 19, 000.

The Ethiopia has confirmed the largest number of COVID-19 cases in eastern Africa after testing more than 910, 000 people.