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CAIRO 27 September 2020: Egypt recorded a 91.8 percent recovery rate of the new coronavirus (COVID-19) with 94,374 recovered cases in the isolation hospitals nationwide, according to the latest data of the Egyptian Health Ministry on Sunday.
The Ministry said on Saturday that 111 new coronavirus cases were detected, upping the total number of confirmed cases to 102,736.
Spokesman for the Health Ministry Khaled Megahed said 16 patients have died from the virus over the past 24 hours, raising the death toll to 5,869.
As many as 843 patients were discharged from isolation hospitals after receiving necessary medical care, taking the number of recovered cases to 94,374 so far, the spokesman said.
Egypt had witnessed a slight increase in the daily tally of coronavirus cases in the past few weeks, reversing a low of 89 on August 22, the lowest daily infection toll since early April.
The slight rise in cases comes the government repeatedly urged caution to avoid a second wave of the pandemic, particularly with the advent of autumn.