ADDIS ABABA – The number of severely sick Covid-19 patients in Ethiopia has continued to drop as the Ministry of Health zero fatalities on Friday.
According to health officials, the nation has recorded only two Covid-19 disease related fatalities this week so far, and both were reported on Wednesday.
The national Covid-19 death toll currently stands at 7, 491.
Today’s Ministry of health report shows that the daily recoveries have continued to outnumber new cases of Coronavirus, which causes the acute respiratory disease.
Today’s health officials report says 60 more cases have been registered from 6, 259 people tested in the past twenty-four hours.
In the same period, as many as 1,975 patients have recuperated from Covid-19, it says.
The increasing recovery trend is also bringing down both active and severe cases.
There are now only 14 seriously sick Covid-19 patients in the nation, says the report that puts the confirmed active cases count at 30, 867.
– Vaccination Continues –
The East African nation, which has been offering the vaccine to its citizens since March 2021, has continued to provide the Covid-19 vaccine shots today.
In the past 24-hours, the report says as many as 71, 492 doses have been given nationwide.
To date, the Ministry has administered close to 29.4 million doses of the vaccine. More than 24.5 million people in the country are also fully vaccinated against the virus, the report says.
Ethiopia confirmed its first Coronavirus cases two years ago in March. Since then, it has recorded a total of 469, 604 infections, and 431, 244 recoveries.