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A worker sprays disinfectant at Hurghada International Airport in Egypt, June 18, 2020 – Reuters
CAIRO - 15 January 2020: Egypt's Health Ministry said in a statement that 1,022 new coronavirus cases were detected, upping the total number of confirmed cases to 153,741.
Spokesman for the Health Ministry Khaled Megahed said 59 patients have died from the virus over the past 24 hours, raising the death toll to 8,421.
As many as 760 patients were discharged from isolation hospitals after receiving necessary medical care, taking the number of recovered cases to 121,072 so far, the spokesman said.