Egypt reports 227 new COVID-19 cases, 4,319 in total
Khaled Megahed, spokesman for Egyptian health ministry, said in a statement that all the new cases are Egyptians, adding 39 COVID-19 patients left hospitals in the past 24 hours after having been fully cured, bringing the total number of total recoveries to 1,114.
The number of the confirmed cases in Egypt climbed to 4,319, he said.
All COVID-19 cases in Egypt receive necessary medical care in accordance with the guidelines of the World Health Organization, Megahed noted.
Over the past month, Egypt has suspended schools and universities, halted flights, cancelled sports activities, closed entertainment places and malls, stopped mass prayers and shut down museums and archeological sites to combat the deadly virus.
Egypt decided to renew a nationwide nighttime curfew during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan which started on Friday, but reduced it from 10 hours to nine.