Health Care

Egypt suffers new 51 virus deaths, 656 infections

The Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population reported Thursday that 656 people tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and 51 others succumbed to their illness in the past 24 hours.

The figures took the country’s COVID-19 tally to 176,333 infections and 10,201 deaths, the ministry’s Spokesman Dr. Khaled Mujahed noted in a press release.

Up to 409 patients have been discharged from hospitals, bringing the overall recoveries to 136,490, he added.

Source: Kuwait News Agency