Egypt detects 131 new coronavirus cases, 18 new deaths on Friday

Ahram Online , Friday 18 Sep 2020

The government has repeatedly urged caution to avoid a second wave of the pandemic, particularly with the advent of autumn.

Coronavirus Egypt Daily life REUTERS
Coronavirus Egypt Daily life REUTERS

Egypt reported 131 new coronavirus cases on Friday, bringing the total infection tally to 101,772 since the outbreak began in mid-February, the health ministry announced.

The ministry also reported 18 new deaths, bringing the total fatalities from the virus to 5,733.

The ministry said that 800 patients had been discharged from hospitals over the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of recoveries to 87,958.

Egypt saw a slight increase in the daily tally of coronavirus cases in recent weeks, reversing a low of 89 on August 22, the lowest daily case toll since April.

The government has repeatedly urged caution to avoid a second wave of the pandemic, particularly with the advent of autumn. 

 
 
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