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People walk in front of closed shops, after Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly ordered all restaurants, cafes, cafeterias, night clubs, shopping malls and shops to shut their doors from 07:00 p.m. due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Cairo, Egypt March 19, 2020. Image Credit: Reuters

Cairo: 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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