Source: Ministry of Health, Ethiopia |

Coronavirus - Ethiopia: Notification Note on COVID-19 Situational Update (23 April 2020)

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, April 24, 2020/APO Group/ --

The total laboratory tests conducted within twenty-four hours are 965; of this none of them are confirmed positive for COVID-19.

COVID-19 Situational Update as of today

Total laboratory test conducted


Laboratory tests conducted within 24 hours


Number of confirmed cases within 24 hours


Total patients of COVID-19 in the treatment center


Patients in intensive care


Total recovered


Total deaths


Returned to their country


Total confirmed cases as of today


The zero positive results among 965 tested individuals do not indicate the decline of COVID-19 in Ethiopia but it showed the tested individuals were not infected with the virus. Therefore the Ministry of Health and Ethiopian Public Health Institute would like to remind the public to continue applying all preventive actions and comply with government protective decisions If any person had contact with confirmed COVID-19 patient should immediately call 8335 or 952 or report to the regional toll free lines or to the nearby health facilities. Furthermore, the public is advised to strictly adhere to all precaution measures including avoiding mass gatherings, wash hands with water and soap and maintain physical distancing.

Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Ministry of Health, Ethiopia.