Ethiopia Registers over 900 New Coronavirus Cases, 7 Deaths

ADDIS ABABA – Ethiopia has recorded 902 new cases of coronavirus and 7 related deaths on Thursday, the ministry of health’s daily Covid-19 report shows.

The latest figures have brought the total number of cases to 81, 797, and deaths to 1, 262.

There are now over 250 severely ill patients who are currently hospitalized, according to the report, from more than 44, 000 active cases in the country.

During the reported period, health officials have also reported the recovery of 764 patients from the respiratory disease caused by coronavirus. The figure has taken the number of recoveries in the nation so far to 36, 434.

To date, the East African nation has tested close to 1.33mln people – one of the highest testing figures among african nations.

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