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Egyptian top officer dies of coronavirus


The Egyptian Armed Forces on Sunday mourned the death of Major General Khaled Shaltout, who they said died of the novel coronavirus.


The military spokesman said Shaltout contracted the deadly Covid-19 after he participated in national initiatives to fight coronavirus and curb its spread.


The number of coronavirus cases in Egypt has exceeded 290 cases until Saturday, with 10 reported deaths, according to the Egyptian Ministry of Health.