16 new coronavirus cases in Egypt bring total to 126

Zeinab El-Gundy , Sunday 15 Mar 2020

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A file photo of Egypt's health ministry HQ in Cairo (Photo:Al-Ahram)
Egypt has registered 16 new positive coronavirus cases, bringing the total number to 126, the health ministry announced on Sunday evening.
 
The new cases contracted the virus from previously registered cases, except for an Egyptian who returned to the country from Italy, a ministry statement said.
 
The new cases include eight Egyptians and eight foreigners of different nationalities, the statement added.
 
Five previously confirmed cases have fully recovered and left quarantine, bringing the total number of recovered cases to 26, said the statement.
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