Notification Note on COVID-19 Situational Update June-28

The total laboratory tests conducted within 24 hours are 3895; of these 119 of them are confirmed positive for COVID-19 and the total confirmed cases as of today are 5689. Among the confirmed cases, 73 of them are male and 46 are female and their age ranges from 1 to 80 years old. One-hundred-sixteen of the confirmed cases are Ethiopians and three are foreign national. Among the cases, 99 of them are identified from Addis Ababa city administration, 7 are from Harari region, 5 from Tigray region, 4 from Somali region, 3 from Oromia region and 1 from Amhara region.

Among the total laboratory tests conducted, 87 (52 from health facility and 35 from community) of them were from samples collected from dead bodies 4 of which tested positive for COVID-19. This brings the total death related to COVID-19 in our country to 98. We would like to pass our condolences to the families. The details of the deaths are presented below.

S. NResidenceSexAgeRemark
1OromiaMale20He was in a Health Facility
2Addis AbabaMale65He was in a Health Facility
3Addis AbabaFemale80Sample was taken from dead body
4HarariMale21He was in a Health Facility

Furthermore, 117 people (78 from Addis Ababa, 35 from Tigray region and 4 from Dire Dawa city administration) recovered from the disease bringing the total number of recoveries to 2132.

COVID-19 Situational Update as of Today

Total laboratory test conducted246,911
Laboratory tests conducted within 24 hours3895
Number of Confirmed cases within 24 hours119
Total active cases3,457
Patients in severe condition33
Newly Recovered117
Total Recovered2,132
Number of Deaths in 24 hrs4
Total Deaths98
Returned to their country2
Total confirmed cases as of today5,689

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 28, 2020

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