Eritrea has just reported a 100% recovery rate for Covid-19 patients in the country.
According to reports, there were 39 people infected with the virus in the country and they have all recovered from the disease.
As at Wednesday, the country’s Health Ministry said it had only one active case of Covid-19 following what officials say is strict guideline for people to stay home.
The country has not reported a single case of the novel coronavirus disease since April 18 when four people who had been quarantined contracted the virus.
Despite this level of recovery, the government in Asmara has stressed that the latest achievement should not, however, convey a wrong picture and prompt the public to loosen regulations enforced by country’s task force.
“This important milestone should not induce complacency. The grave threat of the pandemic has not been eradicated. We are not out of the woods yet,” Meskel said on Tuesday.
“In the event, we urge every citizen to continue to fully adhere to, and diligently implement, the Government of Eritrea guidelines in force until the ongoing task of detailed and comprehensive assessment to gauge the spread of the pandemic in the entire country with full certainty is accomplished.”
Latest report from the Ministry has it that the remaining patient has fully recovered thereby making the country the 1st to be free from the infection across Africa.