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Egypt coronavirus update: Covid-19 case count surpasses 100,000-mark

The number of recorded cases of the novel coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in Egypt has topped 100,000, the country's Health Ministry said in a statement

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The number of recorded cases of the novel disease (COVID-19) in has topped 100,000, the country's Health Ministry said in a statement.

"The total number of cases in is 100,041 people," ministry spokesman Khaled Mugahed said in a statement obtained by Sputnik.

Mugahed said that overall, 5,541 patients had died from COVID-19 and more than 79,000 people had recovered.

The World Health Organization (WHO) declared the outbreak of the new a pandemic on March 11. The WHO says the global coronavirus death toll has topped 881,000 people, and the global case count exceeds 27 million.

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First Published: Tue, September 08 2020. 10:05 IST