Ethiopia Records 441 New Covid Cases, 1 Death

ADDIS ABEBA – Ethiopia’s Ministry of Health has registered at least 441 new coronavirus cases and 1 deaths Covid-related death on Thursday.

The new cases have been identified after the country conducted 4, 670 coronavirus tests over the past 24-hours, the Ministry said in its daily covid report.

The report also confirms the death of one patient due to covid-related complication. The figure has pushed the death number registered since the first two cases reported on April 5, last year, to 1, 966.

At least 226 patients have also been hospitalized after getting critically ill, says the report which puts the tally of confirmed active cases at 12, 238.

On the same day, about 47 patients have recuperated from the respiratory disease.

To date, Ethiopia has tested more than 1.83mln people since the start of the pandemic in March and confirmed a total of 127, 227 infections. Over 113, 000 of them have recovered, says the ministry.