Egypt expels Guardian reporter for challenging coronavirus count

Al Jazeera | Mar 26, 2020 at 5:18 PM
  • Egypt expelled a correspondent for The Guardian over a report citing a study that challenged the official count of coronavirus cases in the Arab world’s most populous country.
  • The scientists used data from early March when Egypt officially had only three confirmed cases.
  • Authorities have imprisoned dozens of reporters and occasionally expelled some foreign journalists.