Egypt records 168 new COVID-19 cases bringing the tally to 101,177

first_imgPeople wearing face masks are seen in a shopping mall in Cairo, Egypt, on Aug. 7, 2020. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa) People wearing face masks are seen in a shopping mall in Cairo, Egypt, on Aug. 7, 2020. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)Egypt recorded on Monday 168 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total infections in the country to 101,177, said the Health Ministry.In a statement, the ministry said 13 more patients died from the coronavirus in the past 24 hours, taking the death toll to 5,661.Meanwhile, 808 left hospitals after being fully cured, raising the total recoveries to 84,969.Egypt announced its first confirmed COVID-19 case on Feb. 14 and the first death from the viral disease on March 8.Amid the decline of COVID-19 infections and increase of recoveries, Egypt has been easing relevant restrictions over the past couple of months as part of a coexistence plan to maintain anti-coronavirus precautionary measures while resuming economic activities. Related Egypt registers 187 new COVID-19 cases Egypt’s COVID-19 cases surpass 150 Egypt records 223 new COVID-19 caseslast_img