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Egypt reports 965 new coronavirus cases, 40 deaths on Tuesday

It is for the second consecutive day that Egypt reported less than 1,000 cases in 24 hours since 27 April

Ahram Online , Wednesday 2 Jun 2021
Coronavirus in Egypt
A prong extending from a remote-controlled robot prototype enters the nose of a volunteer to extract a nasal swab sample, as part of a self-funded project to assist physicians in running tests on suspected COVID-19 coronavirus patients in a bid to limit human exposure to disease-carriers, at a private hospital in Egypt's Nile delta city of Tanta, on March 20, 2021. (Photo: AFP)
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Egypt detected 956 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, bringing the total cases nationwide to 263,606 since the outbreak last year.

This is the second day in a row for the country's health ministry to register coronavirus infections below 1,000 since 27 April.

The health ministry also detected 40 deaths, bringing total fatalities to 15,163.

711 patients have been discharged from hospitals following recovery in the past 24 hours, bringing total recoveries to 192,823.

Starting Tuesday, Egypt reinstated standard operating hours for commercial venues to begin from 7am until 11pm on weekdays and until midnight on weekends after a three-week decision to close these facilities at 9pm.

Coffee shops and restaurants are operating currently from 5am to 1am throughout the week.

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