Ethiopia Records 600 New COVID-19 Cases, 9 Deaths

ADDIS ABABA – Ethiopia has reported 600 new coronavirus infections on Tuesday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 88, 434.

The new positive cases were identified from 6, 548 people tested in the past twenty-four hours, the Ministry of Health said in its daily Covid-19 report.

The report noted 9 more patients of COVID-19 have passed away on the day, thereby increasing the death toll to 1, 346.

Currently, there are 44, 987 active cases in the country, of which, 299 are in severe condition, the report said.

During the reported period, 471 people have recuperated from the deadly respiratory disease, pushing the total number of recoveries to more than 42, 000.

The country confirmed its first case on March 13. Since then, To date, it has tested more than 1.39 million people for the coronavirus.

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