Men wearing protective face masks walk in downtown Cairo, amidst concerns about the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Egypt. Reuters
Egypt detected 1,133 new coronavirus infections on Friday, bringing total cases nationwide since the outbreak last year to 259,540.
The health ministry reported 46 deaths, bringing total fatalities to 14,950.
The ministry said 778 patients have been discharged from hospitals nationwide following recovery in the past 24 hours, bringing total recoveries to 190,254.