Ethiopia Records 795 New Covid-19 Infections

ADDIS ABABA – Ethiopia has recorded 795 new Covid-19 cases on Friday, bringing the national tally to 358, 345, reveals data from the health ministry.

The ministry’s report also confirms the death 28 Covid-19 patients and 1, 386 recoveries in the last twenty-four hours, bringing the death toll to 6, 169 and recovery count to 328, 121.

Currently, about 627 severely ill patients are receiving medical treatment nationwide, shows the report which put the confirmed active cases number at 24, 053.

Health officials are urging the public to take the Covid-19 vaccine made available in health centers to protect themselves and their loved ones, apart from practicing the Covid-19 protocols put in place.

A total of 21, 158 doses of Covid-19 vaccine have been administered in the last 24-hours, today’s report indicates.

The East African Nation started inoculating its citizens on March 13, 2021.

To date, it has fully vaccinated 3, 035, 218 people against Covid-19 and provided 3, 976, 651 doses of vaccine.