Egypt records 321 new coronavirus cases, lowest since May 3
August 4, 2020
Middle East

Egypt records 321 new coronavirus cases, lowest since May 3

CAIRO (EGYPT) – The country recorded as many as 321 new coronavirus cases on Friday, said the health ministry, adding that it is the lowest figure since May 3.

Across Egypt, 94,078 COVID-19 cases have been reported of which 39,638 have recovered. The number of fatalities stands at 4,188, including 31 on Friday, said the ministry in a statement.

After tourism came to a halt in March following the outbreak of the pandemic, the country reopened its resorts on July 1.

However, it is yet to find a place in the “safe list” of countries for resumption of flights to the EU.

According to the government, tourism accounts for 5% of Egypt’s economic output.

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