ADDIS ABEBA – Ethiopia has recorded at least 568 new infections of coronavirus on Wednesday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to close to 115, 000.
In its day Covid report at the end of the day, the Ministry of health said the country tested more than 4300 people to find the new positive cases.
The report also claims that 3 people have passed away due to the respiratory illness on the day, bringing the death toll to 1769.
At least 326 Covid patients are currently hospitalized after getting seriously ill. They are among the 25, 819 active case in the country.
Health officials have also continued to report the highest number of recoveries. On Wednesday, they said at least 2, 296 patients recovered from the disease caused by coronavirus. To date, more than 87, 000 people have regained their health after contracting the virus.
Health officials first confirmed coronavirus infections on March 13. Since then, the country has identified 114, 834 cases after conducting close to 1.7mln tests – one of the highest in Africa.