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At Least 90 Ethiopian Health Workers Tested Positive for COVID-19

9 Jun

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

June 8, 2020 (Ezega.com) — At least 90 Ethiopian health workers have tested positive for the novel coronavirus as the number of citizens infected by the pandemic rises to 2020 across the country.

The health workers contracted the virus from outgoing patients in various health centers across the country, Minister of Health Dr. Lia Tadesse said in a daily briefing.

The minister further added most of the cases which make up 91 percent of the total infections among the health community are in Addis Ababa.

The pandemic has already claimed the lives of 27 Ethiopians and seven deaths, the highest ever was reported on Sunday.

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