Egypt reports 1078 new coronavirus cases, 62 fatalities in 24 hours

SourceEgypt Today

An employee shows the Moderna coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine at Northwell Health’s Long Island Jewish Valley Stream hospital in New York, U.S., December 21, 2020. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/File Photo

CAIRO – 4 May 2020: The Health Ministry said late Monday that 1,078 new coronavirus cases were detected, upping the total number of confirmed cases since the outbreak in the country began to 230,713.

In a statement, Spokesman for the Health Ministry Khaled Megahed said 62 patients have died from the virus over the past 24 hours, raising the death toll to 13,531

As many as 432 patients were discharged from isolation hospitals after receiving necessary medical care, taking the number of recovered cases to 172,774 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 Extra more...