Ethiopia Records 2,149 New COVID-19 Cases

ADDIS ABABA, Apr 16 (NNN-ENA) – Ethiopia registered 2,149 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking the nationwide total to 236,554, as of yesterday evening, according to the country’s Ministry of Health.

Meanwhile, 33 new COVID-19-related deaths were reported across the country, bringing the national total to 3,285, the ministry said.

The East African country also reported 1,288 more recoveries, taking the national count to 175,879.

The latest figures from the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC), showed that, Ethiopia’s COVID-19 cases accounted for about five percent of the African continent’s total.

Ethiopia, Africa’s second most populous nation, is one of the hardest-hit countries by COVID-19 in Africa, following South Africa, Morocco and Tunisia.– NNN-ENA


Source: NAM News Network


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