Thirty patients have been diagnosed positive for COVID-19 in tests carried out today at Quarantine Centers in Enda-Giorghis (21), Senafe (5), Tsorona (3) and Mai-Mine (1) in the Southern Region.
All the patients are nationals who returned from Ethiopia recently.
Although the movement of people from one country to another remains banned in the region as a whole, the return of our nationals from Ethiopia, Sudan, Djibouti and Yemen through irregular routes continues to-date to reach 18,817 so far.
On the other hand, twelve patients who were receiving medical treatment in hospitals in the Southern Region have recovered fully and have been released from these facilities.
The total number of recovered patients to-date accordingly stands at 388.
The total number of confirmed cases in the country to-date has risen to 452.
Ministry of Health
17 October 2020