COVID-19 Egypt detects 789 cases, 51 deaths

Some 511 patients have been discharged

  
A man wears a protective mask amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic on the Qasr el-Nil bridge, leading to Cairo's Tahrir Square, in Cairo, Egypt December 17, 2020.

A man wears a protective mask amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic on the Qasr el-Nil bridge, leading to Cairo's Tahrir Square, in Cairo, Egypt December 17, 2020.

REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

ArabFinance: Egypt's health ministry reported 789 new coronavirus cases, taking the total to 158,963 on January 20th.

The country recorded 51 fatalities, raising the total death toll to 8,747, the ministry noted.

Some 511 patients have been discharged after recovering from the virus, bringing the total to 124,605.

African countries now have access to a $2 billion vaccine pre-order program launched on January 19th.

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