Coronavirus: Ethiopia Records 2,946 New Cases, 4 Fatalities

ADDIS ABABA – The Covid-19 cases count in Ethiopia has reached 398, 696 after its Ministry of Health confirmed 2,946 fresh infections on Sunday.

At least 10, 572 tests have been conducted in the past twenty-four hours to identify the latest positive cases, says to a health officials report.

Four more Coronavirus-induced deaths and 856 recoveries were also recorded in the reported period, pushing the death toll to 6, 898 and recoveries tally to 352,987.

At least 199 severely sick patients are now receiving medical treatments in hospitals nationwide, the report indicates.

The patients are among 38, 809 confirmed active cases nationwide.

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

Over 20,700 doses of Covid-19 vaccine have been offered to the public in the last 24-hours, the claims the report that puts the total doses administered so far to more than 10.85 million.

The figure has also pushed the number of fully vaccinated Ethiopians to 9, 343, 599.