Egypt reports 1,303 new coronavirus infections, 26 fatalities on Tuesday

Ahram Online , Wednesday 19 Jan 2022

Egypt reported 1,303 new coronavirus infections on Tuesday, bringing the total infection toll up to 402,611 since the outbreak began in February 2020, the Ministry of Health and Population said.


The ministry also reported 26 new deaths in the past 24 hours nationwide, bringing the total fatalities nationwide to 22,205.

The statement added that 1,399 patients have been discharged from hospitals after recovering from the virus, bringing the total number of recoveries to 336,028.

On Tuesday, the US’ Centre of Disease Control added Egypt and 21 other countries to its Level four ‘COVID-19 very high list’, which includes over 100 countries; advising US citizens not to travel to these countries as long as they are not fully vaccinated.

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