Ethiopia Reports 410 More Coronavirus Cases, 12 Deaths

ADDIS ABEBA – Ethiopia has recorded additional 410 coronavirus cases and 12 deaths Covid-related deaths on Thursday, reported the ministry of health.

The country identified the new cases after conducting more than 5500 tests over the past twenty-four hours.

The latest figure of people who lost their lives due to covid-19 has pushed the death toll to 1, 882. Health officials reported the first covid death in Ethiopia on April 5, 2020.

The ministry’s covid daily report shows the decrease in the number of confirmed active cases with tally now reaching 12, 670.

On Thursday, at least 1, 021 Covid patients have recovered from the deadly respiratory illness caused by a coronavirus.To date, 106, 845 people have regained their health after contracting the virus.

Health officials, however, said at least 236 patients have been hospitalized after falling severely ill.

Ethiopia has so far tested more than 1.76mln people since the start of the pandemic in March and identified 121, 399 infections.