A man walks along the side of the October 6 bridge connecting Egypt's twin districts of Cairo and Giza, over the capital's Nile island of Zamalek on January 6, 2020. AFP
Egypt reported 1,219 new coronavirus cases on Thursday bringing the total infection tally to 146,809 since the outbreak began in February.
The health ministry also reported 54 new deaths, bringing the total number of deaths from the virus to 8,029.
The statement said that 800 patients have been discharged after recovering from the virus, bringing the total number of recoveries to 116,775