The Ethiopian government confirmed more than 450 cases of coronavirus on the last day on Wednesday. The total number is above the threshold of 20,000 infections. This has prompted the authorities to launch a test campaign at the national level.
Ethiopian Minister of Health Lia Tadesse has detailed in her report on the social network Twitter that 459 cases and thirteen deaths have been found in the last 24 hours, which corresponds to a total of 20,336 and 356 respectively. The pandemic started.
He also stated that there are currently 11,380 active cases in the country, including 185 patients in severe condition, and added that 8,598 people have so far overcome COVID_19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus.
The Ethiopian government announced on Tuesday that it plans to conduct approximately 17 million corona virus tests as part of the nationwide test campaign that began on Sunday.