#Coronavirus: Egypt records new Covid-19 death
05:50 Thu, 26 Mar 2020
#Coronavirus: Egypt records new Covid-19 death | News Article
The Egyptian health ministry on Wednesday confirmed that there has been one more Covid-19 related death in the country, as well as 40 new confirmed cases between Tuesday and Wednesday, online news publication Egypt Today reported.


Egypt now has 442 confirmed Covid-19 cases, making the North African country the second leading nation with the most Covid-19 cases after South Africa’s 709 cases.

The addition of the new death brings Egypt's Covid-19 death toll to 21.

According to the Minister of Health in Egypt Dr. Hala Zayed, 93 patients have totally recovered so far, online news publication Sada Elbalad News reported.

The minister said that Egypt's goal was to reduce the number of infections and control the spread of the virus, adding that the recent government decisions aimed at reducing the number of daily cases, reports Egypt Today.

In addition, Egypts Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouly announced that  a partial curfew will be implemented for the North African country, set to come into effect on Wednesday for the next 15 days.


African News Agency


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