Egypt Reports 1219 New Coronavirus Cases, 54 Deaths, 800 Recoveries

The Health Ministry said Wednesday that 1,219 new coronavirus cases were detected, upping the total number of confirmed cases to 146,809.

In a statement, Spokesman for the Health Ministry Khaled Megahed said 54 patients have died from the virus over the past 24 hours, raising the death toll to 8,029.

As many as 800 patients were discharged from isolation hospitals after receiving necessary medical care, taking the number of recovered cases to 116,775 so far, the spokesman said.


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