Health Officials Report 50 New Covid Infections, 0 Deaths

ADDIS ABABA – Ethiopia has registered 50 new Covid-19 infections as the number of severely sick patients show a slight increase on Monday.

The nation tested over 3,800 people for coronavirus in the last twenty-four hours to confirm the latest positive cases, A ministry of health report says

The report also says today’s new cases have taken the confirmed tally to 471, 423.

At least 455, 815 of them have already recuperated from the disease, says the ministry after adding only 5 recoveries in the past 24-hours.

It also says 10 seriously sick Covid-19 patients are currently getting medical treatment in hospitals, up by four from the previous day.
The patients are among 8,094 confirmed active cases in the country.

No Covid-induced fatality has been confirmed in the reported period as the number of days without related fatality extended to six. The Covid death toll remains at 7, 510

Vaccine Drive Stalls

The immunization pace has not shown progress as the vaccination data the campaign stays the same.

Ethiopia has administered close to 29.45mln doses of the Covid-19 vaccine since authorities offered the first vaccine shot to the public in March, 2021.

More than 24.5 million of its citizens are also fully vaccinated against the virus.

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