More than 1.3 million Ethiopians have so far been vaccinated against COVID-19, according to the country’s Ministry of Health.Health Minister Dr. Lia Tadesse told reporters that the spread of the virus has shown a declining trend following the massive response last month,
She noted that COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in all the regions and 1.3 million people are vaccinated against the virus.
The majority of the people are being vaccinated, Dr. Lia said, adding that few have however refrained from doing so afraid of risk.
Commendable results have been observed with regard to using face mask and social distancing she said yet there is a need to be vigilant as the number of new cases is still high, she pointed out.
Out of the 263,672 people who tested positive for COVID-19 thus far, 212,567 have recovered, it was learned.