Ethiopia Confirms two More Cases Of Coronavirus

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia has confirmed two more cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) today, bringing the total number to 11.

One is a 28- year old Ethiopian, who arrived in Ethiopia on March 14, 2020 from Belgium on March 14, 2020, confirmed positive for COVID-19, Ministry of Health revealed.

The second is also a 34 years old Ethiopian, who came to Ethiopia on March 19, 2020 from Dubai and detected positive for COVID-19 at Bole International Airport health screening desks, it was indicated.

According to the Ministry of Health, both patients are in stable condition and under close medical care. The Previous confirmed nine cases are also in a stable condition except, an 85- years old woman, who is on an oxygen treatment.

So far, 392 samples have been investigated for COVID-19 in the country, the ministry said.

All  passengers entering Ethiopia as of Monday will be placed in a mandatory quarantine for 14 days in designated hotels at their own personal cost, it was learned.  

Source: Ethiopia News agency