Ethiopia Records 379 More COVID-19 Cases, 9 Deaths

ADDIS ABEBA – Ethiopia has registered at least 379 more positive coronavirus infections, its Ministry of Health reported on Wednesday.

The ministry found the new positive cases from nearly 6000 tests conducted over the past twenty-four hours.

A further 9 people have lost their lives due to the coronavirus, taking the death toll so far to 1, 503.

Currently, there are 40, 202 active cases in the country with the number of hospitalization stabilizing. A total 343 patients are severely ill and are under treatment in Covid-19 medical centers, reported the Ministry.

Today’s Covid-19 report also indicates that 902 patients have regained their after contracting the virus. Thus far, at least 56, 156 people have recovered from the deadly respiratory disease.

Ethiopia has so far tested over 1.5mln people for coronavirus since the first case confirmed on March 13, and confirmed, 881 infections.