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Ethiopia COVID 19 update April 12: two more cases confirmed

Most of the confirmed COVID 19 patients in Ethiopia had travel history to Dubai, United Arab Emirates

April 12 _ Ethiopian COVID 19 updates
Graphic : MoH

borkena
April 12, 2020

Over 286 individuals were tested for COVID 19 virus over the last 24 hours in the capital Addis Ababa, and two individuals have tested positive for the virus, according to the latest update from the Ministry of Health. 

Both new patients are Ethiopians and females with travel history. One of the patients is 24 years old and came to Ethiopia from Dubai. The other one is 35 years old and came from Turkey. 

And they were both staying the mandatory two weeks quarantine for travelers, according to information from the Ministry of Health,  

As of April 12, 2020, Ethiopia tested 3, 863 tests, and the total number of COVID 19 patients in the country has reached 71 on April 12. 

Fifty-six patients are still getting treatment in the designated COVID 19 hospital in the capital Addis Ababa. No patient is in the intensive care unit at this writing, as reported by Lia Tadesse, the Minister for Health. 

Three patients have died from the disease so far. And ten patients have entirely recovered. 

This week, Ethiopia declared a state of emergency to enforce COVID 19 preventive measures by suspending restriction on human rights for the next five months. Social distancing and Staying home measures, among others, proved to be challenging to implement in the country. 

In Africa. So far, well over 12, 700 people are infected with the virus, and over 600 people have died from it. 

The global COVID 19 update indicates that the total number of COVID 19 infections is over 1.8 million ( including death and recovery). The number of deaths is over 113, 000 as of April 12, 2020.

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3 COMMENTS

  1. -Companies should not be allowed to reduce the hours of work for their on-call employees.

    -Companies should not be allowed to reduce the pay amount for their on-call employees no matter what during the state of emergency, unless the companies declare bankruptcy before reducing the pay amounts to their on-call employees .

    On-call employees trade Union’s representatives need to have a say about other advantages on behalf of the on-call employees in regards to the on-call employees usual bonuses , the on-call employees Commission payments and all other types of benefits the on-call employees deserve must continue to be provided to the on-call employees now during the state of emergency times same as the prior to this State of emergency was declared.

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  2. Simple one line, not America or Europe but the entire world should learn from the nation of Tigray how things should be organized and conducted.

  3. ከሲውድን አዲስ አበባ የገባነው በ02/04/2020 ለ 14 ቀን Quranic (የመከለለ ቀን) በጊዮን ሆቴል እንገኛለን፣ ቀደም ሲል ከኛ በፊት የገቡት በ14ኛው ቀን መውጣት ሲገባቸው ዛሬ 19ኛ ቀናቸው የሆኑ በሆቴሉ ውስጥ ይገኛሉ ይህ ለመንግስትም ሆነ ለግለሰቦች ለተጨማሪ ውጪ እያደረግን ከመሆኑም በላይ ለፋሲካ ከቤተሰቦቻችን ጋር ለማሳለፍ የመጣን በቀናችን መውጣት ሲገባን ከ14ቀን በላይ እንድ ቆይ እየተደረገ ስለሆነ ጉዳዩ የሚመለከተው ክፍል ለችጉ መፍትሄ እንዲሰጥበት በትህትና እንጠይቃለን

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