Egypt suffers new 49 virus deaths, 610 infections

The Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population reported Friday that 610 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 176,943 infections and 10,250 deaths, the ministry’s Spokesman Dr. Khaled Mujahed noted in a press release.

Up to 399 patients have been discharged from hospitals, bringing the overall recoveries to 136,889, he added.

Source: Kuwait News Agency