Egypt's coronavirus cases top 60,000; death toll rises to 2,533

Baku, June 26, AZERTAC

Egypt detected 1,569 new coronavirus cases on Thursday, bringing the total infection tally to 61,130 since the outbreak was first reported in the country in February, the health ministry has announced.

The ministry also reported 83 new deaths caused by the pandemic, bringing the total fatalities to 2,533.

Thursday infection toll is up from 1,420 cases detected on Wednesday; yet remains lower than Egypt's daily record high of 1,774 detected last week.

The statement said that 403 patients have been discharged from hospitals, with the overall number of recoveries standing at 16,338.

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