Egypt reports 579 new coronavirus cases, 26 deaths on Friday

Ahram Online , Saturday 19 Dec 2020

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Egyptians, some of them wearing protective masks, look from the bus windows amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in Cairo, Egypt December 17, 2020. REUTERS

Egypt reported 579 new coronavirus cases on Friday  bringing the total infection tally to 124,280 since the outbreak began in February.

The health ministry also reported 26 new deaths, bringing the total number of deaths from the virus to 7,041.

The statement said that 238 patients have been discharged after recovering from the virus, bringing the total number of recoveries to 106,157.

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