Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has announced the start of a nationwide coronavirus test campaign to begin this Sunday as the number of infections in the African country has increased significantly in recent weeks.
“An increase in evidence is key to knowing the trend of COVID-19 at the national level and enabling effective decision making on multiple fronts,” said Abiy through a series of messages posted to his social network account. Twitter
So he said this test campaign will last a month and “will determine the next steps” while asking all stakeholders to “participate and encourage different parts of society to be tested according to the plans.” Ministry of Health “.
Abiy also noted that “as a nation, preventive measures were initially taken and implemented well” before adding that “an early start could lead to prevention fatigue, which has led to rapid spread”. “You have to face complacency. Wash your hands, wear a mask, and keep your distance,” he riveted.