ADDIS ABABA - Djibouti's Ministry of Health on Monday announced 215 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the Horn of Africa nation to 3,569 as of Monday afternoon.
The Djibouti Ministry of Health in a statement issued on Monday said that from a total of 1,347 people who were tested for COVID-19 during the past 24-hours period, some 215 of them were tested positive for the virus.
The ministry also announced that some 1,521 people who have been infected with the COVID-19 have recovered as of Monday afternoon, in which 17 of the COVID-19 patients recovered during the past 24-hours period.
Djibouti reported its first COVID-19 case on March 18 and has so far conducted a total of 28,260 COVID-19 tests, according to the ministry.
The Djibouti Ministry of Health had on Sunday reported two new deaths due to illnesses related to COVID-19 as the total number of deaths from the virus so far surged to 24.
The Red Sea nation, which lies on a key location connecting the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden, hosts a number of foreign military bases.