All four Ethiopians test negative for coronavirus
Addis Ababa, January 30, 2020 (FBC) -Four suspected cases of coronavirus in Ethiopia have tested negative, according to the Ministry of Health.
“The test results of the 4 suspected cases sent to South Africa have become negative for the virus,” said Lia Tadesse, State Minister of Health.
As part of the efforts to prevent the virus, the country has started screening of passengers for the virus at the Addis Ababa Bole International Airport.
Individual temperature measurement and form filling for passengers from China and other ten affected countries are being conducted at the airport.
China reported its biggest single-day jump in coronavirus deaths on Thursday. The death toll rose to 170 on Thursday, up from 132 reported on Wednesday, a rise of 29%.
The number of confirmed cases in China now stands at 7,711, up from 5,974 a day earlier.