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UAE contributes tons of COVID-19 supplies to Ethiopia

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On Tuesday, 14 April 2020, The United Arab Emirates (UAE) provided fifteen metric tons of medical supplies including PPE gears in aid to Ethiopia to assist efforts to fight coronavirus.

The assistance would enable medical staff in the horn African nation to safely perform their professional duties in combating the virus’ spread.

The Prime Minister thanked the UAE for supporting Ethiopia’s fight against the virus.

Meanwhile, the Ethiopian Ministry of Health has reported eight new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) out of the four-hundred and fourty-seven samples tested over the past twenty-four hours.

This brings the total number of confirmed cases in the country to eight-two.

Five of today’s confirmed cases are Ethiopians and the other three are Eritrean, Somali and British nationals.

The country has so far reported three deaths and fourteen recoveries from the virus.

According to the latest figures from Johns Hopkins University, more than one-point-nine million cases of coronavirus have been registered globally.

Nearly one-hundred and twenty-thousand people have died and more than four-hundred and fifty-three thousand have recovered from the virus.

– APA

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