Ethiopia Reports 163 New Covid Cases, 12 Fatalities

ADDIS ABABA – Ethiopia has recorded 163 fresh infections of Covid-19 and 12 related fatalities on Tuesday, its ministry of health says.

The new infections figure, identified from 5,234 people tested in the last twenty-four hours, has taken the number of confirmed cases to 466, 840.

Additional 12 Covid-related fatalities have also been registered in the reported period, bringing the national death toll has also reached 7,385.

The East African nation now has 54,683 confirmed active Covid-19 cases. Of these, the Ministry reports at least 187 patients are severely sick and are getting medical treatments in hospitals.

About 451 patients have also recuperated from the acute respiratory disease in the 24-hours period.

The National recovery tally now stands at 404,707, according to the ministry of health report.

The nationwide vaccine drive has stagnate again as the total doses administered in the country remains the same as the previous day as per the 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 fully immunized nearly 9.5 people.