File photo: Men wearing protective face masks walk in downtown Cairo, Egypt. (Reuters)
Egypt reported 566 new coronavirus cases on Thursday bringing the total infection tally officially to 276756 since the outbreak began in February 2020.
The health ministry also reported 38 new deaths, bringing the total number of deaths from the virus to 15829.
The statement said that 456 patients have been discharged after recovering from the virus, bringing the total number of recoveries to 205157.