Ethiopia Confirms 4,573 New Coronavirus Cases

ADDIS ABABA – Ethiopia’s Covid-19 cases tally has surpassed 390, 000 after its Ministry of Health reported 4,573 fresh infections on Friday.

The country tested 12, 348 people in the past twenty-four hours to confirm the latest positive cases, says the Covid-19 report.

Three more Coronavirus-induced deaths and 632 recoveries were also recorded in the same period, pushing the death toll to 6, 888 and recoveries count to 352, 025.

At least 168 severely ill patients are now receiving medical treatments in hospitals nationwide.

The patients are among 31, 822 confirmed active cases nationwide, the report indicates.

The vaccine drive which began on March 13, this year, has also continued today.

About 48, 350 doses of Covid-19 vaccine have been offered to the public in the last 24-hours, the report claims.

The figure has pushed the total doses given in the country so far to more than 10.8 million and the fully vaccinated Ethiopians total to 9, 343, 355.