Wed, 27 Jan 2021 - 11:29 GMT
An image depicting President Sisi is seen on a bottle of sanitiser before a news conference announcing details of a vaccination campaign against coronavirus disease outbreak, in Cairo, December 2020. REUTERS
CAIRO - 27 January 2020: The Ministry of Health announced in a Tuesday statement that 643 new coronavirus cases were detected, upping the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 163,129.
Spokesman for the Health Ministry Khaled Megahed said 55 coronavirus-linked deaths were registered over the past 24 hours, raising the overall death toll to 9,067 since the outset of the pandemic.
As many as 432 cases were discharged from isolation hospitals after receiving the necessary medical care, taking the total number of recovered cases so far to 127,433, the spokesman added.