Egypt’s Ministry of Health and Population said they have reported 2,210 new COVID-19 cases, and 38 related deaths in the past 24 hours, taking the tally of confirmed cases to 423,688 nationwide.
The ministry in a statement expressed concern over new infections and deaths caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, asking the residents to take protective measures.
There were 38 patients that lost their lives within 24 hours, the ministry lamented as 22,604 patients have died since the outbreak of the virus started in the country two years ago.
Another 1,974 patients were recovered and discharged from hospitals during the same period of hours, the statement said, adding 356,274 people have so far recovered from the virus.
The ministry also instructed hospitals across the Cairo Governorate to receive more COVID-19 patients besides others and increase its COVID-19 isolation capacity.
Meanwhile, the ministry said so far they have received 119.3 million vaccine doses of COVID-19.
The ministry also called on the citizens to register their names on the ministry’s website in order to be shortlisted for vaccines.
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