Ethiopia reports 878 new coronavirus cases, 8 deaths

ADDIS ABABA- Ethiopia reported 878 new coronavirus cases on Thursday, bringing the national tally to 62, 878, according to Ministry of health.

Officials said 8 people had died in that day, pushing the official death toll to 978.

There are now 37, 962 active cases. Of these, 330 patients are in severe conditions, according to health officials.

On the day, the ministry also reported the recovery of 586 patients of COVID-19, a respiratory disease caused by coronavirus.