Egypt’s coronavirus cases mount to 3,659 with 276 deaths: ministry

first_imgA zoo employee wearing full protective gear takes a rest while spraying disinfectant at the closed Giza Zoo, during the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on the outskirts of Cairo, Egypt April 8, 2020. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh A zoo employee wearing full protective gear takes a rest while spraying disinfectant at the closed Giza Zoo, during the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on the outskirts of Cairo, Egypt April 8, 2020. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah DalshEgypt confirmed 169 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total infections discovered in the country so far to 3,659, said the Egyptian Health Ministry in a statement.A total of 276 people have died in Egypt from COVID-19. There have been 935 recoveries.He also highlighted Egypt’s close cooperation and coordination with the World Health Organization regarding COVID-19 case detection and necessary medical care.For more than a month now, Egypt has been implementing temporary closure of schools and universities, entertainment places, restaurants, malls, museums and archeological sites, besides suspending flights and halting sports activities.On Thursday, the country is scheduled to conclude a nationwide 10-hour nighttime curfew that has been lasting for two weeks and is expected to be renewed over COVID-19 concerns.Related Coronavirus cases in Egypt nudge 1,000, with 66 deaths Ethiopia says no confirmed cases of coronavirus: Health ministrycenter_img Egypt reports 188 new coronavirus caseslast_img


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