UK Delivers Medical Supplies to Assist Ethiopia COVID19 Response (April 17, 2020)

Procured by UNICEF Ethiopia with a financial assistance from DFID, the first consignment of medical supplies arrived at the Addis Ababa Bole Airport this morning.

The medical supplies include masks, surgical gowns, face shields, coveralls and others medical equipment, UNICEF Ethiopia tweeted.

The medical supplies will be delivered to the Ethiopian Public Health Institute (EPHI) to assist Ethiopia’s coronavirus (COVID19) response, it added.

Ethiopia has so far registered 92 confirmed cases of COVID 19, with three deaths and 15 recoveries.

According to the latest figures from Johns Hopkins University, nearly 2.2 million cases of coronavirus have been registered globally.

Close to 147,000 people have died and more than 553,000 have recovered from the virus.

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