COVID-19: Egypt reports 923 new cases, total 81,158 in all.

The country's Health Ministry stated that number of COVID-19 cases in Egypt has risen to 81,158 after the health ministry recorded 923 new infections on Saturday, the country's Health Ministry said.

Meanwhile, 67 patients died from the virus, bringing the death toll to 3,769 while 602 patients were cured and discharged from hospitals

This takes the total recoveries to 23,876, according to Egyptian Health Ministry Spokesman, Khaled Megahed, in a statement.

Megahed also underlined Egypt’s close cooperation with the World Health Organization regarding the pandemic.

According to report, Egypt announced its first confirmed COVID-19 case on Feb. 14 and the first death from the highly infectious virus on March 8.

The North African country resumed international flights on July 1 after more than three months of suspension, amid a “coexistence plan” to maintain anti-coronavirus precautionary measures while resuming economic activities.

The country has recently lifted a partial night curfew it imposed over the past three months, and reopened restaurants, cafes, theatres and cinemas as well as hotels, museums and archaeological sites for tourists, all with limited capacity.

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