The total laboratory tests conducted within 24 hours are 3693; of these 157 of them are confirmed positive for COVID-19 and the total confirmed cases as of today are 5846. Among the confirmed cases, 97 of them are male and 60 are female and their age ranges from 1 to 80 years old. One-hundred-fifty-six of the confirmed cases are Ethiopians and one is a foreign national. Among the cases, 132 of them are identified from Addis Ababa city administration, 5 from Amhara region, 5 from Dire Dawa city administration, 5 from Afar region, 3 from Tigray region, 3 from Somali region, 3 from Oromia region and 1 from Benishangul Gumuz region.
Among the total laboratory tests conducted, 52 (28 from health facility and 24 from community) of them were from samples collected from dead bodies 4 of which tested positive for COVID-19. Moreover, one person who was in treatment center has passed away. This brings the total death related to COVID-19 in our country to 103. We would like to pass our condolences to the families. The details of the deaths are presented below.
|1||Addis Ababa||Male||34||Sample was taken from dead body (Health Facility)|
|2||Addis Ababa||Male||65||Sample was taken from dead body (Health Facility)|
|3||Tigray||Male||10||Sample was taken from dead body (Health Facility)|
|4||Addis Ababa||Female||70||Sample was taken from dead body (Community)|
|5||Addis Ababa||Male||18||He was in a treatment center|
Furthermore, 298 people (200 from Addis Ababa, 87 from Somali region, 9 from Amhara region, 1 from Oromia region and 1 from DireDawa city administration) recovered from the disease bringing the total number of recoveries to 2430.
COVID-19 Situational Update as of Today
|Total laboratory test conducted||250,604|
|Laboratory tests conducted within 24 hours||3693|
|Number of Confirmed cases within 24 hours||157|
|Total active cases||3,311|
|Patients in severe condition||35|
|Number of Deaths in 24 hrs||5|
|Returned to their country||2|
|Total confirmed cases as of today||5,846|
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 email:-email@example.com.
Dr. Lia Tadesse
Minister of Health
June 29, 2020