Egypt reports 863 new coronavirus cases, 45 deaths on Sunday

Ahram Online , Monday 13 Dec 2021

Egypt reported 863 new coronavirus cases on Saturday, bringing the total infection tally officially to 369,198 since the outbreak began in February 2020.

File Photo: University employee reacts as medical staff member checks her temperature amid concerns over the coronavirus (COVID-19). Reuters

The Egyptian Ministry of Health in its daily coronavirus update statement reported 45 new deaths in the past 24 hours nationwide, bringing the total number of deaths from the virus to 21,060.

The statement added that 499 patients have been discharged from hospitals after recovering from the virus, bringing the total number of recoveries to 306,605.

The Egyptian government set a goal by the end of the month to vaccinate 40 million citizens. According to acting Health Minister Khaled Abdel Ghaffar , 48 million vaccine doses have been administrated in the country so. 

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