Egypt reports 653 coronavirus cases, 19 deaths in 24 hours


Mon, 20 Sep 2021 - 12:15 GMT

Coronavirus - CC via Wikimedia

Coronavirus - CC via Wikimedia

CAIRO - 20 Septemebr 2020: The Health Ministry said that 653 new coronavirus cases were detected in Egypt over the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of infections to 296,929 .

In a statement on Sunday, Spokesman for the Health Ministry Khaled Megahed said that 19 patients have died from the virus over the past 24 hours, raising the death toll to 16,970.

As many as 511 patients were discharged from hospitals after receiving necessary medical care, taking the number of recoveries to 250,304 , he added.

The recovery rate from the coronavirus (COVID-19) at Egyptian isolation hospitals has reached 84.3% percent, according to the Ministry of Health's statement on Sunday.
The Ministry of Health and Population said that according to the recommendations of the World Health Organization issued on May 27, 2020, the disappearance of symptoms for 10 days after infection is an indication of the patient's recovery from the Corona virus.



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