Egypt on Saturday reported 488 new COVID-19 cases and 11 more deaths, raising the tally of infections to 8,964 and the death toll to 514.
Khaled Megahed, spokesman for Egyptian Health Ministry, said in a statement that 57 coronavirus patients left hospitals in the past 24 hours, taking the number of recoveries in the country to 2,002.
All COVID-19 cases in Egypt receive necessary medical care in accordance with the guidelines of the World Health Organization, Megahed said.
Egypt extended a nationwide night-time curfew until the end of the holy month of Ramadan to curb the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Egyptian government has recently started easing the anti-coronavirus restrictions by reopening some services and offices closed over the past six weeks.
As part of a “coexistence plan” to live with the pandemic, Egypt intends to maintain some precautionary measures while resuming certain economic activities