Digital Desk, Addis Ababa. The country’s health ministry said Ethiopia reported 2,992 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours. Due to which there have been a total of 382,371 cases across the country.
The ministry has reported three new COVID-19 related deaths and 136 recoveries, taking the national death toll and recoveries to 6,880 and 351,304, respectively, as of Wednesday evening.
According to a report by Xinhua news agency, Ethiopia’s second most populous country has so far reported the highest number of Covid cases in the East Africa region.
In the past few days, the East African country has been witnessing a surge in new COVID cases. According to the ministry, amid its national pressure to vaccinate, Ethiopia has given 10,693,272 doses of COVID vaccines. Ethiopia is one of the countries most affected by Kovid in Africa after South Africa, Morocco, Tunisia and Libya.