The Vacsera factory complex, located in October city, is scheduled to produce 400 million doses of veterinary vaccines for bird flu, in addition to 7 other vaccines related to animal production.
Cairo International Airport received on Wednesday night a shipment of 1,501,000 Pfizer coronavirus vaccine shots coming from the United States.
Egypt has so far secured a total of 150 million doses of eight different coronavirus vaccines since the start of the pandemic, Spokesman for the Ministry of Health Hossam Abdel Ghaffar said.
However, these charity iftar banquets will require permission from relevant municipalities, if planned to be held outside of mosques or outdoors, Saad pointed out.
On Monday, the ministry has explained to people the steps to follow if they contract coronavirus.
The World Health Organization held a press conference Wednesday, providing the latest developments in confronting Coronavirus, ensuring the importance of a third dose “booster” to protect against the infection.
In a statement, Spokesman for the Health Ministry Hossam Abdel Ghaffar said 38 patients have died from the virus over the past 24 hours, raising the death toll to 22,368.
Egypt reported 10 coronavirus-related deaths on Thursday, said the Health Ministry, the lowest count in the country since 15 September.
Egypt's Health Ministry said 919 new coronavirus cases were detected on Thursday, upping the total number of infections since the outbreak of COVID-19 in the country to 360,435.
Last week, he said Egypt currently has a large number of COVID-19 vaccines, noting that the Egyptian government has allocated all the necessary funds to obtain these vaccines.
Speaking to DMC TV channel, he said the state announced that it started clinical trials for the first home-made coronavirus vaccine (COVI-VAX).
Egyptian Minister Hala Zayed stated Monday that Egypt is negotiating to domestically manufacture anti-COVID vaccine “Modern” at its factories at VACSERA.
The President advisor for health and prevention affairs Mohamed Awad Taj El-Din said Monday that no mutations for coronavirus have been detected in Egypt so far.
President Sisi has recommended the necessity of providing the citizens with the vaccine.
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.
Minister of Finance Mohamed Maait has issued directives to head of the Egyptian Customs Authority Shahat Ghatori on speeding up customs clearance procedures for vaccines and medications immediately, even during times of weekends, vacations and days off.
1.7 million doses of the AstraZenka vaccine will be received on May 9 from International Federation of Pharmaceutical Wholesalers (Gavi).
She affirming that the surge in cases this month was expected as it coincides with religious occasions, including Ramadan, and related social activities that help the virus to spread.
Egypt has already received nearly 400,000 doses of anti-Coronavirus vaccines including Chinese Sinopharm and British AstraZeneca vaccines.
Minister of Health Hala Zayed stated that COVID-19 vaccines will be available for booking by the public through electronic registration systems to ensure good governance of the process.