Ethiopia Registers 703 More COVID-19 Cases, 6 Deaths

ADDIS ABABA – A total of 703 new positive cases of coronavirus were registered in Ethiopia on Sunday, the Ministry of Health reported.

The new cases have been identified after 7, 151 people tested for the coronavirus over the past twenty-four hours, reported health officials.

Additional 6 deaths had been reported during the period, taking the tally since the start of the pandemic to 1, 352.

There are now 45, 134 active cases and, of these, 281 are severely ill, reported health officials.

Health officials also noted 550 patients of COVID-19 have recovered from the respiratory disease, taking the total figure to 42, 649.

Ethiopia has so far tested close to 1.4mln people for coronavirus and confirmed 89, 137 cases.