Egypt records 1,576 new coronavirus cases, 85 deaths on Monday

Egypt confirmed on Monday 1,576 new coronavirus cases, taking the toll to 56,809, according to a health ministry statement.

The North African country also declared 85 new deaths that took the tally of virus fatalities to 2,278. However, the total number of recoveries has risen to 15,133 on Monday from 14,736 on Sunday, the statement said.