PM Abiy Calls for Continued Precautionary Measures to Prevent COVID-19

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed called on the public to continue with the precautionary measures aimed at tackling the spread of COVID-19 as the cases continue to surge in the country.

“As COVID19 cases continue to surge and our intensive care units operate at maximum capacity, it is imperative that we do not lose sight of precautionary measures,” the premier pointed out in his Facebook.

“Save your life; save someone else’s life and support our health workers by wearing a mask”, he urged.

Coronavirus cases in Ethiopia have reached 123,145 since the first Coronavirus outbreak in the country reported in March 2020, according to the Ministry of Health.

To date some 1,785,132 sample tests have been conducted, 109,846 COVID-19 patients recovered and 231 patients are currently in severe condition.

According to ENA the number of COVID-19 related deaths in the country reached 1,912.