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Egypt Reports Average of 124 Coronavirus Cases, 6 Deaths Last Week


Sat 16 Apr 2022 | 02:26 PM
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The Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population announced Saturday that last week the average number of daily COVID-19 infections reached 124 cases, while the average daily death toll was six new cases.

The spokesperson for the Ministry of Health and Population, Hossam Abdel-Ghaffar, said in a statement that the average daily number of people recovering from coronavirus last week reached 260 – bringing the total number of people recovering from the virus so far to 444, 002 .

The number of people fully vaccinated against the coronavirus is now up to 33,585,495 people.

The Health and Population Ministry confirmed on March 12 the end of the peak of the fifth wave after the decline and stability of daily infections with COVID-19, noting that vaccines play a major role in the decline in infections and severity of diseases.

The Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population has made its report on infections, deaths and recovery from COVID-19 to be at the beginning of each week instead of daily.

"This move follows the recession of the fifth wave of the pandemic and the decline in infection rates at almost constant rates for two consecutive weeks in addition to the decrease in hospitalization rates," the statement said.