Ethiopia Records 309 New Covid Cases

ADDIS ABABA – Ethiopia has logged 309 new Covid-19 cases on Monday, bringing the confirmed total to 475,321, a ministry of health report reveals.

More than 150 Covid-19 patients have recuperated in the past twenty-four four hours, says the report. The recovery count stands at 456, 332.

There are now 11, 472 confirmed active cases in the country. At least 12 of them are severely sick and are getting medical treatments in hospitals, says the ministry.

Zero Covid-19 disease related fatalities have also been reported in the same period as the Covid-19 death toll remains at 7, 515.

Today’s report provides no additional data regarding the Covid-19 vaccination in the country.

The ministry of health recently disclosed that preparations are underway to roll out the third round nationwide vaccine drive this month.

The previous two helped the nation to administer close to 29.45mln doses of the Covid-19 vaccine. More than 24.5 million people are also fully vaccinated against the coronavirus since the first vaccine shot was given in March 2021.