Men wearing protective face masks walk in downtown Cairo, amidst concerns about the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Egypt. (Reuters)
Egypt reported 1,011 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday bringing the total infection tally to 225,528 since the outbreak began in February.
The health ministry also reported 51 new deaths, bringing the total number of deaths from the virus to 13,219.
The statement said that 643 patients have been discharged after recovering from the virus, bringing the total number of recoveries to 169,308.