Ethiopia declares state of emergency over worsening coronavirus pandemic

Ethiopia declares state of emergency due to worsening coronavirus epidemic

Ethiopia declared a state of emergency on Wednesday due to the worsening coronavirus epidemic, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali announced in a Twitter post.

The Prime Minister called upon all to follow the ensuing measures considering the gravity of COVID-19.

According to Johns Hopkins University's tally, 52 coronavirus cases have been reported in Ethiopia as of Wednesday. Two patients have died.