The East African country reported 364 more recoveries, taking the national count of COVID-19 recoveries to 136,443, Xinhua's report added.
Ethiopia, Africa's second-most populous nation, has so far reported the highest number of COVID-19 cases in the East Africa region.
According to the ministry, Ethiopia currently has some 23,138 active COVID-19 cases, of which 398 are said to be under severe health conditions.
According to the latest figures from the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Ethiopia's COVID-19 cases accounted for about 4 percent of the African continent's total confirmed cases.
The Ethiopian government has been urging the public to implement COVID-19 precautionary measures to contain the spread of the virus.
The East African nation has so far conducted 2,152,739 COVID-19 medical tests, the ministry said. Follow the Official Rokna NEWS Telegram Channel For More and fresh NEWS.