Ethiopia Records 83 New Covid-19 Cases

ADDIS ABABA – Ethiopia has registered 83 more fresh Covid-19 cases and 91 recoveries today, a ministry of health report shows.

The new cases, identified from 3,200 people tested for coronavirus in the last twenty-four hours, have brought the nation’s confirmed total to 491, 917.

More than 468,858 patients have already recovered from the disease, says the ministry, after adding 91 recoveries today, the report published on Tuesday evening shows.

It has also confirmed the death of one patient due to the respiratory disease caused by a coronavirus, taking the death total to 7, 568.

There are now 34 severely sick Covid-19 patients in Ethiopia where 15, 489 confirmed active cases exist.

The public is being urged to get themselves vaccinated against the Coronavirus to keep themselves safe. Ethiopia has administered more than 52.52 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine, to date.

Over 43 million Ethiopians have also received at least two doses of the vaccine against the coronavirus.

Health authorities, who started the ongoing vaccine drive last year in March, have a plan to increase the national COVID-19 vaccination coverage to 60% by the end of 2023.

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