Ethiopia Reports 190 Covid Cases, Vaccine Doses Offered Exceeds 9.3mln

ADDIS ABABA – Ethiopia has today registered 190 new novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) infections on Tuesday, bringing the confirmed case tally to 371, 536, according to the ministry of health report.

Close to 7000 people have been tested in the past twenty-four hour to confirm the latest positive cases, the Ministry shows.

Five more Covid-19-induced deaths and 151 recoveries were also recorded in the reported period, pushing the death toll to 6,755 and recoveries count to 349, 037.

There are now 233 seriously sick patients, the report reveals. The patients are among 15, 742 confirmed active cases at the national level.

Vaccine Drive

Health officials have continued to carry out their nationwide vaccination campaign on Tuesday.

As of Tuesday evening, Ethiopia has offered more than 9.31 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine to its citizens.

Close to 295, 000 of the doses were administered in the last twenty-four hours, according to the ministry of health’s report.

The ministry started administering the vaccine in the country on March 13, this year. To date, more than 7.86 million Ethiopians have been fully inoculated against the virus.

The ongoing national immunization drive involves Johnson & Johnson, AstraZeneca, and Sinopharm, and targets to vaccinate about 22 million people by January.

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