Ministry Reports 300 New Coronavirus Cases, 4 Deaths

ADDIS ABEBA – Ethiopia has recorded 300 new coronavirus cases and 4 new covid-related deaths on Tuesday, ministry of Health reported.

The Ministry, in its daily Covid-19 report for the day, said nearly 4000 people have been tested to identify the new positive cases.

Additional 4 people have died due to the respiratory disease, pushing the death toll to 1, 813.

The number of active cases has decreased below 20, 000 for the first time in months after a total of 1, 082 people recovered from Covid on the day.

The ministry, however, said 291 patients are still in hospital after falling severely ill.

Since the first case confirmed on March 13, the East African nation has conducted more than 1.7 million laboratory tests, and identified 117, 542 cases. At least 96, 307 of these patients have also regained their health after contracting the virus.

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