Egypt reports 1051 new coronavirus cases, 67 fatalities in 24 hours

SourceEgypt Today

Vials with AstraZeneca’s coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine are seen at the vaccination centre in the Newcastle Eagles Community Arena, in Newcastle upon Tyne, Britain, January 30, 2021. REUTERS/Lee Smith

CAIRO – 3 May 2020: The Health Ministry said late Sunday that 1,051 new coronavirus cases were detected, upping the total number of confirmed cases since the outbreak in the country began to 229,635.

In a statement, Spokesman for the Health Ministry Khaled Megahed said 67 patients have died from the virus over the past 24 hours, raising the death toll to 13,469

As many as 800 patients were discharged from isolation hospitals after receiving necessary medical care, taking the number of recovered cases to 172,342 so far, the spokesman said.

No cases of the Indian Covid-19 variant have so far been detected in Egypt, the presidential health advisor affirmed Monday.

Mohamed Awad Tag elDin, in a telephone conversation with more...