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Ethiopia reports 1,664 new Covid-19 cases - Addis Ababa News

Addis Ababa, Sep 15 (IANS) Ethiopia registered 1,664 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking the nationwide tally to 325,379 as of Tuesday evening, the country's Ministry of Health said.

Updated Sep 15, 2021 07:54 AM

Ethiopia reports 1,664 new Covid-19 cases - Addis Ababa News

The ministry reported 34 new deaths and 1,146 more recoveries, bringing the national counts to 5,001 and 293,092 respectively, the Xinhua news agency reported.

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

According to the ministry, Ethiopia currently has 27,284 active Covid-19 cases, with 783 of them under severe health conditions.

Ethiopia is among the countries hardest-hit by Covid-19 in Africa, following South Africa, Morocco, Tunisia and Libya.

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