People wearing face masks to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) walk in downtown Cairo, Egypt. REUTERS
Egypt reported 170 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday bringing the total infection tally to 106,877since the outbreak began in February.
The health ministry also reported 11 new deaths, bringing the total number of deaths from the virus to 6,222.
The statement said that 103 patients have been discharged after recovering from the virus, bringing the total number of recoveries to 99,084.