File- An image depicting Egyptian President Sisi is seen on a bottle of sanitiser before a news conference announcing the details of a vaccination campaign against the coronavirus, in Cairo 2020. REUTERS
CAIRO - 19 September 2021: The recovery rate from the coronavirus (COVID-19) at Egyptian isolation hospitals has reached 84.3% percent, according to the Ministry of Health's statement on Sunday.
The Ministry of Health and Population said that according to the recommendations of the World Health Organization issued on May 27, 2020, the disappearance of symptoms for 10 days after infection is an indication of the patient's recovery from the Corona virus.
Egypt recorded on Saturday 637 coronavirus infections, and 16 deaths as well as 711 recoveries at isolation hospitals.
As such, the total figures became 296,276 infections, 16,951 deaths, and 249,793 recoveries.
In a statement on Saturday, Megahed said 17,345 people registered for getting the vaccination during the campaign in Cairo, Giza, Alexandria, Fayyoum, Dakahlia, and Qaliobiya.
The campaign contributed to raising awareness of 18,000 people about the importance of the vaccination for protection from the coronavirus.
A vaccination promotion campaign was launched on Saturday Egyptian governorates of Kafr el Sheikh, Beni Suef and Sharqiya to encourage people to register in order to swiftly get vaccinated.
The 10-day campaign falls within the framework of the directives of President Abdel Fattah El Sisi.