ADDIS ABABA — 35 Italian tourists in Ethiopia have resolved not to return to Italy despite the expiration of their visas.
In a post from twitter shared in the French language says European immigrants finally arrived in Africa.
However, no detail information about these Italian tourists who decided to stay in Ethiopia is not given.
The number of people infected by a coronavirus in Italy has risen by around 20% in one day to 21,157. A further 175 have been killed by the airborne Sars-like disease in the past 24 hours, bringing the country’s death toll to 1,441. A little more than half of those new cases occurred in the northern region of Lombardy, which has been the worst affected area in Europe. The country has been put on lockdown with strict emergency measures in place to prevent the deadly bug’s spread.
Ethiopia on Friday announced its first novel coronavirus case in the capital, Addis Ababa, becoming the third eastern Africa nation to have the virus on the same day.
But officials in Addis Ababa stressed they were taking all precautionary measures to ensure it does not become a crisis in the country.
Ethiopia’s Ministry of Health said the patient, a 48-year old Japanese national had tested positive for Covid-19.