CAIRO, May 7 (KUNA) -- The Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population reported late Thursday that 1,110 people tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and 59 others succumbed to their illness in the past 24 hours.
The figures took the country's COVID-19 tally to 234,015 infections and 13,714 deaths, the ministry's Spokesman Dr. Khaled Mujahed noted in a press release.
Up to 900 patients have been discharged from hospitals, bringing the overall recoveries to 175,117, he added. (end) ms.aa