CAIRO - 4 July 2022: Dr. Hossam Abdel Ghaffar, spokesman for the Ministry of Health and Population, confirmed that the sub-mutants of the Omicron mutant spread faster, but they do not lead to severe infections.
Hossam Abdel Ghaffar, a spokesman for the Ministry of Health and Population, said in press statements that acquiring the anti-COVID vaccination is the most important tool in preventing the virus globally, adding that all vaccinations are safe.
He pointed out that there is loose enforcement of COVID-19 preventive measures among citizens who do not abide by precautionary measures and wearing masks, especially during meetings and in closed and poorly-ventilated places.
Dr. Hossam Abdel Ghaffar, spokesman for the Ministry of Health and Population, explained that the ministry is continuing its door-knock campaigns aimed at reaching all target groups for vaccination.
The Ministry of Health and Population continues to raise its preparations in all governorates of the Republic, follow up on the situation first-hand regarding the corona virus, and take all necessary preventive measures against any viruses or infectious diseases.
The ministry has also allocated a number of means of communication to receive citizens’ inquiries about the emerging corona virus and infectious diseases. Including the hotline “105”, “15335” and the WhatsApp number “01553105105”, in addition to the “Health Egypt” application available on phones.