Egypt confirms 46 new coronavirus cases, one new death

A woman wearing a protective health mask has her body temperature measured at on a touristic river boat in Egypt's southern city of Luxor on March 8, 2020. (AFP)

Egypt on Thursday registered 46 new coronavirus cases, the health ministry said in a statement, bringing the total up to 256.

The ministry said that there was one new fatality, bringing the total number of deaths to 7.

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