Covid-19: Ethiopia Confirms 1,324 New Cases, 15 Fatalities

ADDIS ABABA  – Ethiopia has registered 1,324 new COVID-19 in Tuesday, taking the confirmed tally to 308,134, the Ministry of Health reports.

A further 15 deaths related to the acute respiratory disease and 764 more recoveries during the twenty-four hours period.

These figures have pushed death toll and recovery tally to 4,675 and 276,842, respectively.

The East African nation currently has 630 severe cases, says the ministry. These patients are among the 26,615 active cases in the country.

It’s health officials has continued to push ahead with their immunization campaign Tuesday which saw 2,451,950 COVID-19 vaccine doses offered to the public.

Ethiopia launched the vaccination campaign on March 13, 2021 – a week after it received 2.2 million AstraZeneca vaccines from the COVAX Facility.