File Photo: People wearing face masks to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) walk in downtown Cairo, Egypt. Reuters
Egypt reported 117 new coronavirus cases on Sunday bringing the total infection tally officially to 283,102 since the outbreak began in February 2020, said Health Ministry in its daily coronavirus update statement.
The health ministry also reported in its statement 13 new deaths, bringing the total number of deaths from the virus to 16,396.
The statement added that 656 patients have been discharged after recovering from the virus, bringing the total number of recoveries to 218,412.