Ethiopia Records 35 New COVID-19 Cases In 24 Hours

Ethiopia has recorded 35 COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, the highest new cases in a single day.

This brings the total number of those infected to 352, according to a statement the Ministry of Health issued today.

The new cases were identified out of 1,775 laboratory tests conducted in the past 24 hours.

All the cases are Ethiopian nationals from 15-80 years of age, of which 6 have a travel history abroad, 24 contracts with confirmed cases, and 5 neither of the two causes.

Of the new positive cases, 29 are from Addis Ababa, one from Oromia, four from Somali, and one from Amhara regional states.

Three more patients have also recovered from the virus during the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of recoveries to 116.

Ethiopia has conducted 59, 029 laboratory tests so far and reported five deaths from the virus. There are now a total of 229 patients in treatment centers.