ADDIS ABABA – Ethiopia has reported 767 new coronavirus infections on Saturday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 83,429.
The new positive cases were identified from 7,394 samples tested in twenty four hours, the Ministry of Health said in its daily Covid-19 report.
The report also said 6 more patients of COVID-19 have passed away on the day, pushing the death toll 1, 277.
There are currently 44, 467 active cases in the country. Of these patients, 289 are in severe condition, said health officials.
They also reported that the number of people recovered has reached 37,683 aft at least 581 more patients recuperated from COVID-19, a respiratory illness caused by coronavirus.
To date, the East African country has conducted more than 1.34 laboratory tests.