Egypt sees daily record of 28 COVID-19 fatalities, death toll hits 735
Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.
CAIRO, May 23 (Xinhua) -- Egypt witnessed on Saturday a new record of 28 single-day fatalities of COVID-19, bringing the death toll in country to 735, said the Egyptian Health Ministry.
The country also confirmed 727 new cases infected with the novel coronavirus, raising the total infections registered in Egypt since mid-February to 16,513, the ministry's spokesman Khaled Megahed said in a statement.
Megahed noted that 254 coronavirus patients were completely cured and discharged from hospitals ...