Notification Note on COVID-19 Situational UpdateJune-13

The total laboratory tests conducted within 24 hours are 5644; of these two-hundred-sixty-eight (268) of them are confirmed positive for COVID-19 and the total confirmed cases as of today are 3,166. Among the confirmed cases, of 177 them are male and 91 are female and their age ranges from 1 to 90 years. Two-hundred-sixty-seven of the confirmed cases are Ethiopians and one is a foreign citizen. Among the cases, two-hundred-thirty-two (232) of them are identified from Addis Ababa, twelve (12) from Oromia region, eight (8) from Amhara region, six (6) from Tigray region, five (5) from Harari region, two (2) from SNNPR region, two (2) from Afar region and one (1) from Benishangul Gumuz region.

Correctionit’s with apologies we correct that among the cases announced on June 11th notification update seventeen (17) of the cases have already been reported. These cases are in treatment center and the laboratory test was done as a follow up test. Therefore, the total cases confirmed on June 11th are One-Hundred-Forty-Seven (147).

Unfortunately, eight Ethiopians have passed away in relation to COVID-19. This brings the total death related to COVID-19 in our country to fifty-five (55). We would like to pass our condolences to the families. The details of the deaths are presented below.

S. NResidenceSexAgeRemark
1Addis AbabaMale65He was in the treatment center
2Addis AbabaFemale34He was in the treatment center
3Addis AbabaMale45He was in the treatment center
4Addis AbabaFemale40He was in the treatment center
5Addis AbabaMale90Sample taken from dead body
6Addis AbabaMaleSample taken from dead body
7Addis AbabaMale50Sample taken from dead body
8Addis AbabaFemale45Sample taken from dead body

Furthermore, forty-four (44) people (28 from Addis Ababa, 6 from Amhara region, 4 from Afar region, 3 from Oromia region and 3 from Harari region) recovered from the disease bringing the total number of recoveries 495.

The number COVID-19 cases are increasing rapidly due to the presence of community transmission. Anyone of us can be the next person to acquire COVID-19, but we can prevent it if we act now. Therefore, let’s support one another in this pandemic reminding others of the recommended preventions could save their lives. We need to practice all of the COVID-19 prevention methods in order to stay alive and healthy.

Total laboratory test conducted176,504
Laboratory tests conducted within 24 hours5,644
Number of Confirmed cases within 24 hours268
Total active cases2,614
Patients in severe condition39
Newly Recovered44
Total Recovered495
Total Deaths55
Returned to their country2
Total confirmed cases as of today3,166

COVID-19 Situational Update as of Today

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 to regular phone 0118276796 and regional toll free lines, or use our

Dr. Lia Tadesse

Minister of Health

June 13, 2020

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