The ministry added that the total number of confirmed cases is 327, all positive cases were quarantined at hospitals, he said.
Four more deaths were confirmed; raising the total number to 14.
The new fatalities were a 51-year-old Egyptian woman, an 80-year-old man, a 73-year-old man, and a 56-year-old man.
“Up to 56 coronavirus patients have totally recovered so far,” the spokesman said.
Seven foreigners and eight Egyptians were among the recovered patients today, he added.
Also, the number of coronavirus patients who had now been retested for the virus and had received negative results has reached 74, after getting excellent treatment in coordination with the World Health Organization (WHO).
The ministry has stepped up precautionary measures in the affected governorates and intensified campaigns to spread awareness about infectious diseases.
The ministry raises its preparedness at all the country’s ports and airports to monitor the virus developments, receiving inquires from citizens about the virus through its hotline 105 or 15335