Men wearing protective face masks walk in downtown Cairo, amidst concerns about the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Egypt. (Reuters)
Egypt reported 523 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday bringing the total infection tally to 122,609 since the outbreak began in February.
The health ministry also reported 23 new deaths, bringing the total number of deaths from the virus to 6,966.
The statement said that 318 patients have been discharged after recovering from the virus, bringing the total number of recoveries to 105,450.