Egypt confirms 970 new coronavirus cases, 55 deaths on Tuesday

Egypt reported 970 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday bringing the total infection tally to 151,723 since the outbreak began in February.

The health ministry also reported 55 new deaths, bringing the total number of deaths from the virus to 8,304.

The statement said that 423 patients have been discharged after recovering from the virus, bringing the total number of recoveries to 119,635.