Egypt COVID-19 infections surpass 1,600
By Zhou Zhou
People's Daily app


Egyptian security forces cordon off roads during curfew hours as prevention measures due to the coronavirus outbreak, in Cairo, Egypt, March 29, 2020 (Photo: AP)

Cairo (People’s Daily) – Egypt confirmed 139 new cases of COVID-19, and 15 fatalities on Thursday, according to a statement from the country’s health ministry.
The number of cases nationwide has risen to 1,699 with fatalities at 118. 
The country also reported 348 full recoveries.