CAIRO – 23 October 2020: Egypt’s Health Ministry announced, Friday, recording 170 new coronavirus cases, upping the total number of confirmed cases to 106,230.
In a statement, Spokesman for the Health Ministry Khaled Megahed said 10 patients have died from the virus over the past 24 hours, raising the death toll to 6,176.
As many as 89 patients were discharged from isolation hospitals after receiving necessary medical care, taking the number of recovered cases to 98,713 so far, the spokesman said.
The Egyptian Health Ministry on Wednesday said the rate of recovery from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in isolation hospitals reached 93.3 percent.
This comes as a total of 98,516 recovered cases were recorded nationwide.
Egypt ranks the 18th among world countries in terms of death rates of total infection rates, where Egypt’s deaths of COVID-19 records 5.8 percent out of total infections. Egypt comes after Sweden, Bolivia and Liberia with a total 6.0 percent, while preceded with Iran, Niger and San Marino, which records 5.7 percent. In the first place comes Yemen with a total percentage of 29, following by MS Zaandan (22.2 percent), Italy and Mexico (10.2 percent).
While Egypt ranks 49th among world countries in terms of recovery rates (93.3 percent), and ranks 141st in the world in terms of total infections per one million people, (1,016 infections per 1 million).