Egypt lists new 587 COVID-19 infections

The Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population reported Thursday that 587 people tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and 49 others succumbed to their illness in the past 24 hours.

The figures took the country’s COVID-19 tally to 184,755 infections and 10,871 deaths, the ministry’s Spokesman Dr. Khaled Mujahed noted in a press release.

Up to 455 patients have been discharged from hospitals, bringing the overall recoveries to 142,610, he added.

Source: Kuwait News Agency