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Egypt detects 478 new coronavirus cases, 21 fatalities on Saturday

Egypt has been recently witnessing a rebound in coronavirus daily cases

Ahram Online , Sunday 13 Dec 2020
Egyptians wearing face masks amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) walk in front of Sayyida Zainab Mosque
File photo: Two Egyptians wearing face masks amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) walk in front of Sayyida Zainab Mosque in Cairo, Egypt (Photo: Reuters)
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Egypt’s health ministry reported 478 new coronavirus cases on Saturday, bringing the total infection tally to 121,089 since the outbreak began in mid-February.

The health ministry also reported 21 new deaths, bringing the total deaths from the virus to 6,898.

It said that 211 patients had been discharged from hospitals in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of recoveries to 104,710.

Egypt has been recently witnessing a rebound in coronavirus daily cases.

For the first time in almost five months, starting 2 December, Egypt’s daily infections surpassed the 400-patient mark nationwide.

 

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