A resident of Addis Ababa, who passed away in hospital while being treated in a work accident, was taken to his hometown by his relatives before his coronavirus results were known. 45 who had come in direct contact have been quarantined, 19 of which were sent to Debre Birhan quarantine.
In related news, it had been stated that the way the ambulances escorted by police cars take COVID19 positive patients is creating more psychological pressure and hysteria on the patient, their families and their surroundings.
Oromiya police commission warns Jawar
The Oromiya Police Commission has accused Jawar for attempting to disrupt the peace in the region by posting and sharing unreliable and false information for his own political gain. The commission stated that Jawar Mohammed will be held accountable for his actions until now. The commission explained about how the disagreement between two individuals in Bale led to the death of one but how the situation was made to seem that the police caused the death by false news sharing on social media.
The Grand Renaissance dam has better security than any dam in Egypt or Sudan
Sudan’s Ministry of water and irrigation stated that the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance dam has better security than dams in Egypt or Sudan. The minister stated that Sudan’s claims that the construction of this dam will be beneficial to the country were deemed by Egypt as taking a stand beside Ethiopia. The negotiations that had been halted for a few months are to be started again.
Status of the pandemic
The pandemic has infected 7,336,272 people worldwide with 414,023 deaths and 3,617,993 recoveries. USA has been with the number of cases with 2,045,000 total infections, 114,148 deaths, 19,000 new cases in the past 24 hours and 1093 new deaths. Brazil follows with 742,084 total infections, 38,497 deaths, 31,194 new infections in the past 24 hours and 1185 new deaths.