A member of the medical staff shows a used sample container at a test centre for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at Havelhoehe community hospital in Berlin, 2020. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch -/File Photo
CAIRO - 7 February 2022: The recovery rate from the coronavirus (COVID-19) at Egyptian isolation hospitals reached 84,6 percent, said the Ministry of Health in a statement on Monday.
“So far, the US has delivered more than 21 million high-quality U.S. vaccine doses that will help protect the people of Egypt from coronavirus,” said the US embassy in Cairo.
On 16 January 2022, Egypt received 3 million doses of Pfizer Coronavirus vaccine, provided by the US, through COVAX in cooperation with GAVI Alliance.
The Health Ministry said Monday that 2,301 new coronavirus cases were detected, upping the total number of confirmed cases reported in the country since the beginning of the outbreak to 439,651.
In a statement, Spokesman for the Health Ministry Hossam Abdel Ghafar said 59 patients have died from the virus over the past 24 hours, raising the death toll to 22,936.
As many as 3,321 patients were discharged from isolation hospitals after receiving necessary medical care, taking the number of recovered cases to 372,332 so far, the spokesman said.