Starting from the onset of COVID-19 in Wuhan, China, Ministry of Health and the Ethiopian Public Health Institute has been doing preparatory measures to prevent and respond to the disease. After the first case is reported in the country, we have been creating awareness to the public to follow precautionary measures and notifying the situation of the disease to the public.
A 56 years old male Ethiopian who was confirmed for COVID 19 and admitted to the isolation center starting on April 2, 2020 has passed away today at 6:00 PM. He was receiving intensive care in the isolation center starting from the date of his admission. Ministry of health and the Ethiopian Public Health Institute would like to pass its condolences to the families.
We would like to advise the public, not to panic but to avoid any mass gatherings, apply all precaution measures such us hand washing with soap and maintain physical distancing.
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Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Ministry of Health, Ethiopia.