Ethiopia closes universities over COVID-19
Addis Ababa, March 25, 2020 (FBC) –The Ministry of Science and Higher Education announced yesterday a temporary closure of higher learning institutions.
Dr Samuel Kifle, State Minister of Science and Higher Education, told FBC the closure is aimed at preventing the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).
Ethiopia closed all schools a week ago.
The Council of Ministers yesterday passed a decision federal employees, except selected ones, to work from home, effective from today.
Ethiopia has now 12 confirmed cases of COVID-19.