Egypt reports 1,322 coronavirus cases, 36 deaths on Tuesday

Ahram Online , Wednesday 2 Mar 2022

Egypt’s Ministry of Health and Population reported 1,322 new coronavirus infections on Tuesday, bringing the total number of cases since the outbreak began in February 2020 to 485,093.

File Photo: Men in protective masks wait for the train at a metro station in Cairo. REUTERS

The ministry also recorded 36 coronavirus-related fatalities, bringing the total tally of deaths to 24,110.

The daily report added that the total number of recoveries increased to 415,490 after 2,008 patients were discharged from hospitals nationwide in the past 24 hours.

Earlier Tuesday, acting Health Minister Khaled Abdel-Ghaffar revealed that the rate of COVID-related hospital admissions across Egypt has declined by 40.4 percent between 11 and 25 February compared to the previous two weeks.

The number of people who are self-isolating and people admitted to intensive care units and intermediate care units nationwide also decreased during the same period, the minister added in his meeting. 

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