Egypt reports 110 new coronavirus cases, 9 more deaths

Egypt has reported 110 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number to 1560, a healthy ministry statement said on Wednesday.

The North African country also reported nine new deaths from the virus, bringing the total fatalities to 103, the statement added.

The newly infected cases are all Egyptian nationals who returned from abroad or were in contact with previously confirmed cases in Egypt in addition to two foreigners, said health ministry spokesperson Khaled Megahed.

The total number of the fully-recovered cases surged to 301 on Wednesday, all have been discharged from isolation hospitals, Megahed added.