The ministry said seven new deaths and 619 more recoveries were reported, bringing the national death toll to 4,220 and total recoveries to 247,502.
Ethiopia, Africa's second-most populous nation, has so far reported the largest number of COVID-19 cases in the East Africa region.
According to the ministry, Ethiopia currently has 21,451 active COVID-19 cases, of whom 271 are under severe health conditions.
Figures from the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention showed that Ethiopia's COVID-19 cases accounted for about 6 percent of Africa's total.
Ethiopia is among the countries hardest hit by COVID-19 in Africa, following South Africa, Morocco and Tunisia. Enditem