Ethiopia’s COVID-19 Cases Rise to 55

Ethiopia has confirmed today three more cases of coronavirus bringing the total figure to 55.

According to Ministry of Health, the three new cases were confirmed from 225 samples tested in the last 24 hours.

Minster of Health, Dr. Lia Tadesse told ENA that the three new cases are Ethiopian nationals.

The two of the cases have a recent history of travel from United Arab Emirates and they have been in quarantine facility in Addis Ababa.

The third patient is a 36 year old man from the town of Addis Kidam in Awi Zone, Amhara Regional State with no travel history abroad but suspected of contacts with coronavirus patient.

All the patients are under medical treatment in the designated centers in Addis Ababa while one is under intensive care unit.

This now brings the number of those who are under intensive care unit to two





Source: Ethiopia News agency

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