Egypt lists new 579 COVID-19 infections

The Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population reported Friday that 579 people tested positive for the novel coronwavirus (COVID-19) and 45 others succumbed to their illness in the past 24 hours.

The figures took the country’s COVID-19 tally to 185,334 infections and 10,916 deaths, the ministry’s Spokesman Dr. Khaled Mujahed noted in a press release.

Up to 533 patients have been discharged from hospitals, bringing the overall recoveries to 143,143, he added.

Source: Kuwait News Agency