ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia
Ethiopia launched on Monday a nationwide door-to-door temperature screening campaign to prevent and mitigate the spread of coronavirus.
The move came in the face of a potential acceleration of the virus in the country of 110 million people.
The Ministry of Health, earlier in the day, disclosed four new COVID-19 cases, raising the national total to 74 along with two deaths.
Many regional states have already begun conducting thermal body scanning using thermometer guns, according to the state-owned Ethiopian News Agency (ENA).
The ENA reported that the activity had been launched in 117 districts identified as vulnerable