ALGIERS, Jan. 22 (Xinhua) -- Algeria on Friday reported 272 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total infections in the North African country to 105,124.
The death toll from the virus in Algeria rose to 2,856 after three new fatalities were recorded, said the Algerian Ministry of Health in a statement.
It said 209 patients recovered from the disease, bringing the total number of recoveries in the country to 71,612.
China and Algeria have 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 has sent several batches of medical aid to Algeria.
In addition, a Chinese team of medical experts arrived in Algeria on May 14, 2020 for a 15-day mission to help fight the coronavirus, by sharing China's experience in curbing the spread of the contagious disease.