More men have died from Coronavirus in Egypt than women: CAPMAS

56.4 percent of the deaths nationwide were men since Egypt reported its first coronavirus fatality, the Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS) said.

The number of males that died in Egypt since the pandemic has started reached 2,911 people compared to 2,254 female deaths, the Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS) said.

The report, based on information provided by the health ministry, revealed that people aged 66 and above represented 48.9 percent of the total number of coronavirus deaths, followed by the 46-65 age group, which represented 41 percent of deaths.

People between 15 and 45 years old constituted only 10.2 percent of deaths, with people less than 15 years old making up the rest, 0.4 percent, according to the study.