Wed, 13 Oct 2021 - 10:43 GMT
People walk under Christmas illuminations, as the spread of coronavirus disease continues, on Bahnhofstrasse shopping street in Zurich, Switzerland November 28, 2020. Picture taken with long exposure. REUTERS
CAIRO - 13 October 2021: The Health Ministry said Tuesday night that 857 new coronavirus cases were detected, upping the total number of confirmed infections since the outbreak in the country began to 314,116.
In a statement, Spokesman for the Health Ministry Khaled Megahed said 39 patients have died from the virus over the past 24 hours, raising the death toll to 17,765.
As many as 419 patients were discharged from isolation hospitals after receiving necessary medical care, taking the number of recovered cases to 264,764 so far, the spokesman said.