Ethiopia reports 888 new COVID-19 cases


Ethiopia registered 888 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking the nationwide tally to 347,972 as of Saturday evening, the country’s Ministry of Health said.

The ministry reported 45 new COVID-19 induced deaths and 443 more recoveries during the same period, bringing the national death toll to 5,675 and total recoveries to 314,458.

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

Amid the national push for vaccination, the East African country has so far administered a total of 3,724,292 COVID-19 vaccine doses, according to the ministry. (Xinhua/NAN)

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