Wed, 27 Jan 2021

ALGIERS, Jan. 13 (Xinhua) -- Algeria on Wednesday reported 219 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the total infections in the North Africa country to 102,866.

The death toll in Algeria rose to 2,819 after three new fatalities were recorded, said the Algerian Ministry of Health in a statement.

Meanwhile, 183 more patients recovered from the disease and were discharged from hospitals, bringing the total number of recoveries to 69,85.

China and Algeria offered mutual help in the fight against the pandemic in 2020.

In February 2020, Algeria sent a medical donation to help China combat the coronavirus. In return, China sent several batches of medical aid to Algeria.

In addition, a Chinese medical expert team arrived in Algeria on May 14, 2020 for a 15-day mission to help fight the coronavirus, by sharing China's experiences in curbing the spread of the contagious disease.

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