Egypt reports 123 new COVID-19 infections, bringing total to 94,875

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August 6, 2020
12:25 pm


Egypt on Wednesday reported 123 new COVID-19 infections, bringing the total number of cases in the country to 94,875, according to a statement released by the Egyptian Ministry of Health.

In total, 47,182 cases have recovered, including 1,613 individuals who left hospitals on Wednesday after receiving treatment.

A total of 4,930 people have died, including 18 on Wednesday, the ministry said.

Patients are considered recovered from coronavirus infection if symptoms disappear within 10 days of their onset, according to World Health Organization guidelines.

Egypt’s Ministry of Health is keeping abreast of the coronavirus situation nationwide, and is taking all preemptive measures against any viruses and infectious diseases.

The ministry has allocated the hotlines 105 and 15335, the WhatsApp number 01553105105, as well as the “Health Egypt” application for receiving inquiries about COVID-19.

Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm


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Source: egyptindependent