Ethiopia reports 1,948 new COVID-19 cases

Ethiopia 1,948 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking the tally to 230,944 as Monday evening, said the country’s Ministry Health.

The ministry said 34 new COVID-19 deaths were reported during the same period, bringing the national death toll to 3,208.

The country reported 1,347 more recoveries, taking the national count to 171,980.

Ethiopia, Africa’s second-most populous nation, so far reported the highest number COVID-19 cases in the East Africa region.

The figures from the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention showed Ethiopia’s COVID-19 cases accounted for about five per cent the continent’s total. (Xinhua/)