Egypt reports 821 new coronavirus infections, 27 deaths on Friday

Ahram Online , Saturday 8 Jan 2022

Egypt reported 821 new coronavirus infections on Friday, bringing the total infection toll up to 391,115 since the outbreak began in February 2020, the health ministry said.

Elderly people, wearing protective face masks amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, wait to receive a shot of a COVID-19 vaccine at a health centre, in Cairo. (Photo: Reuters)

The ministry also reported 27 new deaths in the past 24 hours nationwide, bringing the total fatalities nationwide to 21,909. 

The statement added that 939 patients have been discharged from hospitals after recovering from the virus, bringing the total number of recoveries to 325,364.

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