Covid-19: Ethiopia Registers 163 Fresh Cases, 2 Fatalities

ADDIS ABABA – Ethiopia has reported 163 new Covid-19 infections and 2 additional fatalities on Friday.

In its daily report, the ministry of health says the new infections, identified from 5,386 tests carried out in the last twenty-four hours, pushes the confirmed cases tally to 466, 289.

Two Covid patients have also died due to the acute respiratory disease in the same period , bringing the Covid-induced death toll in the country to 7, 355.

There are now 58, 558 confirmed active cases nationwide. At least 233 of them are severely sick and are getting medical attention, the report notes.

It also says about 361 Covid patients have recuperated in the same day. Country’s recovery count now stands at 400,374.

The national vaccine drive stagnates again as the total doses administered in the country remains the same as the previous day, according to today’s report.

The country, which began offering the vaccine to its citizens on March 13 last year, has administered over 10.97 doses of vaccine and immunized a total of 9,372, 107 people, fully.