WHO representative in Egypt denies existence of new virus

Wed, 24 May 2023 - 08:04 GMT

Representative of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Egypt, Dr. Naima Al-Qaseer, denied the existence of any new virus.

Egypt's Health Ministry explains reason for adopting new COVID treatment protocol

Wed, 03 Aug 2022 - 12:54 GMT

Egypt has introduced a new treatment protocol to treat people with COVID amid the emergence of new rapidly spreading mutant, which is the BA.4 and BA.5.

5th vaccine dose is expected as COVID infection rates still high: Health Official

Thu, 28 Jul 2022 - 12:46 GMT

Dr. Hossam Hosni said in press statements, that the benefit of the vaccine is that it prevents complications during infection, and also reduce the symptoms to be mild and moderate, which is easy to treat and recover from quickly.

IATA VP: Egypt’s aviation system ‘steady and in right path’ despite COVID challenges

Sat, 26 Feb 2022 - 01:06 GMT

Vice President of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Kamel Al-Awadi said that Egypt’s aviation system is moving at a steady and strong pace in the right path towards further development and achieving a global breakthrough despite COVID challenges.

World Bank: Egyptian economy steadfast in face of pandemic

Wed, 23 Feb 2022 - 03:30 GMT

This came one year and a half after the outbreak of the pandemic in addition to reforms of the Egyptian energy sector over the past few years.

JHU: Global coronavirus cases hit 276,235,990

Wed, 22 Dec 2021 - 11:23 GMT

The overall global Covid-19 caseload topped 276 million and the deaths surged to more than five million cases, according to Johns Hopkins University (JHU).

EgyptAir resumes direct flights with Toronto after Canada lifts travel ban

Sat, 18 Dec 2021 - 10:58 GMT

National flag carrier EgyptAir announced the resumption of its direct flights with Toronto as of next Tuesday after Canada announced lifting travel ban 10 African states, including Egypt.

Countering corruption in health sector ‘priority’ after pandemic: experts at COSP conference

Tue, 14 Dec 2021 - 01:37 GMT

The Egyptian Red Sea resort city of Sharm el -Sheikh hosts the ninth Conference of States Parties (COSP) to the UN Convention against Corruption, which tackles the issue of recovering from COVID-19 pandemic with integrity.

Egypt receives 2 mobile medical clinics from U.S. to combat spread of COVID-19

Tue, 07 Dec 2021 - 01:43 GMT

Egypt received two mobile medical clinics from the United States of America, in order to strengthen measures to combat the spread of the Coronavirus.

Hurghada Int'l Airport receives 1st Austrian Airlines flight since pandemic

Thu, 21 Oct 2021 - 08:32 GMT

Hurghada International Airport received Wednesday the first Austrian Airlines flight since halting flights due to Coronavirus pandemic.

Back to school: Egypt’s guide to new safe academic year

Fri, 08 Oct 2021 - 01:30 GMT

Egypt is preparing to start a new academic year for schools and universities on Saturday, its second amid the pandemic.

COVID infection rates climbs as Egypt registers 741 new coronavirus cases Thursday

Fri, 01 Oct 2021 - 07:07 GMT

The Ministry of Health announced on Thursday that 741 new coronavirus cases were registered, raising the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 304,524.

Egypt records 491 new COVID cases as Health Ministry warns of hike in infection rate

Mon, 13 Sep 2021 - 11:21 GMT

The Egyptian Health Ministry stated that 491 new coronavirus cases were detected in Egypt over the past 24 hours, raising the total number of cases to 293,448.

Egypt reports 399 new coronavirus cases, 13 deaths on Wednesday

Thu, 09 Sep 2021 - 10:32 GMT

As many as 765 patients were discharged from hospitals after receiving necessary medical care, taking the number of recoveries to 244,062.

COVID pandemic not expected to end within coming years: Egyptian Health Adviser

Wed, 01 Sep 2021 - 11:46 GMT

Adviser to Egyptian President for health and preventive affairs Mohamed Taj el-Din stated that the fourth wave of Coronavirus has started in Egypt, expecting no soon end to the pandemic in the coming years.

279 new COVID cases, 9 deaths recorded in Egypt Tuesday

Wed, 01 Sep 2021 - 12:11 GMT

The Health Ministry said Tuesday night that 279 new coronavirus cases were detected, upping the total number of confirmed cases since the outbreak in the country began to 288,441.

New crime patterns emerged due to COVID pandemic: Secretary of Council of Arab Interior Ministers

Wed, 18 Aug 2021 - 07:34 GMT

New patterns of crime have emerged as a result of the repercussions of COVID-19, atop of them cybercrimes, according to Dr. Muhammad bin Ali Koman, Secretary-General of the Council of Arab Interior Ministers.

EGYPT'S 2021/2022 plan “exceptional” due to coronavirus pandemic: Planning Min.

Sun, 30 May 2021 - 04:21 GMT

El-Said pointed out that the Egyptian state adopted the National Program for Economic and Social Reform, which resulted in an escalation of economic growth rates to 5.6 percent in 18/2019 and during the first half of 19/2020.

Egypt has sufficient quantities of anti-COVID vaccines: Health Ministry

Mon, 24 May 2021 - 10:13 GMT

Spokesperson for Ministry of Health Khaled Megahed called on all citizens to register to receive the Coronavirus vaccine, especially the elderly and those with chronic diseases through the electronic system.

Min. of Int'l Cooperation talks about Egypt’s resilient recovery in “Economic Recovery Post-Pandemic” discussion

Wed, 14 Apr 2021 - 02:59 GMT

The virtual roundtable discussion hosted by Indiana University’s Institute for International Business and Kelley School of Business.