Egypt confirms highest daily rise of new COVID-19 cases and deaths

Egypt confirms highest daily rise of new COVID-19 cases and deaths
A view of Bab el-Louk square, one of the generally busy areas near the Egyptian capital Cairo's Tahrir Square in the central downtown district, almost empty on the first Friday of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. (AFP)
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Updated 13 June 2020

Egypt confirms highest daily rise of new COVID-19 cases and deaths

Egypt confirms highest daily rise of new COVID-19 cases and deaths
  • Egypt confirmed 1,677 new coronavirus cases and 62 deaths
  • In total, the Arab world’s most populous country has registered 42,980 cases including 1,484 deaths

CAIRO: Egypt on Saturday confirmed 1,677 new coronavirus cases and 62 deaths, the health ministry said, the highest daily increase for both counts.
In total, the Arab world’s most populous country has registered 42,980 cases including 1,484 deaths, the ministry said in a statement.