ADDIS ABABA – Ethiopia has registered 101 new Covid-19 cases on Monday, bringing the confirmed total to 472, 448, a ministry of health report shows.
Only 20 Covid patients have recovered from the acute respiratory disease in the past twenty-four four hours, says the report that puts the recovery tally at 455, 966.
The relative high number of new daily infections has pushed the active cases total in Ethiopia to nearly 9, 000.
At least 12 of them are severely sick and are getting medical treatments in hospitals, according to the ministry of health. Zero Covid-19 disease related fatalities have also been recorded in the reported period.
Health officials last confirmed a Covid-19 fatality six days ago on May 24, 2022. Since then, the death toll has remained at 7, 513.
Today’s report provides no new additional data regarding the Covid-19 vaccination in the country as the pace of the immunization campaign stays at a standstill.
The ministry of health recently disclosed that preparations are underway to roll out the third round nationwide vaccine drive early next .
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.
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