Egypt’s total recorded coronavirus cases hit 100,041 on Monday, the health ministry said in a statement.
The total death toll from the disease reached 5,541, with 79,008 recoveries, the health ministry added with 178 infections recorded.
Health ministry’s spokesman Khaled Megahed also noted that 900 patients were cured and discharged from hospitals in the past 24 hours
Egypt announced its first confirmed COVID-19 case on Feb. 14 and the first death from the highly infectious virus on March 8.
Amid declining daily COVID-19 infections and fatalities, the most populous Arab country has been easing relevant restrictions over the past couple of months as part of a coexistence plan to maintain anti-coronavirus precautionary measures while resuming economic activities.