Egypt to see a surge in number of coronavirus infections in two weeks: Prime minister

Egypt is expected to witness a surge in the number of coronavirus infections in the coming two weeks, Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouly said on Monday

In a meeting with the governors via video conference, Madbouly said at present 320 hospitals affiliated to the Ministry of Health are screening and treating coronavirus patients.

The meeting saw the return of Daqahaliya Governor Ayman Mokhtar who along with his wife recovered from the virus.

To date, Egypt has to 26,384 confirmed cases of the virus, including 1,005 deaths.