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Ethiopia reports 525 new COVID-19 cases

12 Oct 2021, 17:18 GMT+10

ADDIS ABABA, Oct. 12 (Xinhua) -- Ethiopia has registered 525 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking the nationwide tally to 355,001 as of Monday evening, the country's health ministry said.

The ministry reported 36 new COVID-19 induced deaths and 945 more recoveries during the same period, bringing the national death toll to 6,026 and total recoveries to 324,450.

Ethiopia, Africa's second-most populous nation, has so far reported the largest number of COVID-19 cases in the East Africa region.

Amid the national push for vaccination, the East African country has so far administered a total of 3,899,358 COVID-19 vaccine doses, according to the ministry.

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