Ethiopia reports 469 new COVID-19 cases

Source: Xinhua| 2021-01-25 09:19:06|Editor: huaxia

ADDIS ABABA, Jan. 25 (Xinhua) -- Ethiopia registered 469 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, taking the nationwide tally to 133,767, said the country's Ministry of Health on Sunday.

The death toll from COVID-19 in the country has reached 2,066 as of Sunday evening, after three new deaths were reported, the ministry said.

It said 686 more recoveries were logged during the past 24 hours, taking the national count to 119,416.

Ethiopia, Africa's second most populous nation, is one of the countries the hardest hit by COVID-19 in Africa, after South Africa, Morocco, Tunisia and Egypt.

The Ethiopian government has been urging the public to implement COVID-19 precautionary measures to contain the spread of the virus. Enditem