Notification Note on COVID-19 Situational Update June-27

The total laboratory tests conducted within 24 hours are 5552; of these 145 of them are confirmed positive for COVID-19 and the total confirmed cases as of today are 5570. Among the confirmed cases, 86 of them are male and 59 are female and their age ranges from 2 month to 90 years old. All of the confirmed cases are Ethiopians. Among the cases, 94 of them are identified from Addis Ababa city administration, 22 are from Oromia region, 10 from Amhara region, 10 from Somali region, 6 from Dire Dawa city administration and 3 from Benishangul Gumuz region.

Among the total laboratory tests conducted, 8 (1 from health facility and 7 from community) of them were from samples collected from dead bodies two of which tested positive for COVID-19. Moreover, three people who were in treatment center have passed away. This brings the total death related to COVID-19 in our country to 94. We would like to pass our condolences to the families. The details of the deaths are presented below.

S. NResidenceSexAgeRemark
1Addis AbabaMale64He was in the treatment center
2Addis AbabaMale65He was in the treatment center
3Addis AbabaMale65He was in the treatment center
4Addis AbabaFemale90She was in a health facility
5Addis AbabaFemale40Sample was taken from dead body

Furthermore, 327 people (317 from Addis Ababa, 8 from Amhara region, 1 from Tigray region and 1 from Oromia region) recovered from the disease bringing the total number of recoveries to 2015.

COVID-19 Situational Update as of Today

Total laboratory test conducted243,016
Laboratory tests conducted within 24 hours5552
Number of Confirmed cases within 24 hours145
Total active cases3,459
Patients in severe condition34
Newly Recovered327
Total Recovered2,015
Number of Deaths in 24 hrs5
Total Deaths94
Returned to their country2
Total confirmed cases as of today5,570

The laboratory samples were collected from the high-risk community members, returnees/passengers at mandatory quarantine centers, contacts of the confirmed cases, health facility visitors and suspects at isolation centers.

For more information or to report if any person had contact with confirmed COVID-19 please call to the free toll line 8335 and 952 or regional toll free lines, or use our

Dr. Lia Tadesse

Minister of Health

June 27, 2020

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