CAIRO, May 6 (KUNA) -- The Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population reported on Wednesday that 1,102 people tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and 64 others succumbed to their illness in the past 24 hours.
The figures took the country's COVID-19 tally to 232,905 infections and 13,655 deaths, the ministry's Spokesman Dr. Khaled Mujahed noted in a press release.
Up to 876 patients have been discharged from hospitals, bringing the overall recoveries to 174,217, he added. (end) ms.aa