COVID: Ministry Reports 442 Now Cases, 12 Deaths

ADDIS ABEBA – Ethiopia has recorded 442 more Coronavirus cases and 12 covid-related deaths on Friday, bringing the confirmed cases and deaths tallies to 115, 782 and  1791, respectively.

In its daily Covid report on Friday, the Ministry of Health said more than 5, 800 people have been tested for the virus to identify the new positive cases.

Currently, there are over 22, 700 confirmed active cases in Ethiopia. Of these, 283 patients have been hospitalized after falling severely ill, according to the report

The ministry also reported at least 2, 234 patients have regained their health on the day, pushing the total number of recoveries to 91, 209.

The East African nation has conducted nearly 1.7mln tests since the first coronavirus case confirmed on March 13, 2020.