Vaccination

Egyptian Health Ministry reveals figures on status of COVID vaccination

Sat, 03 Sep 2022 - 09:13 GMT

Dr. Hossam Abdel Ghaffar revealed that the number of citizens targeted to receive the vaccination has reached 50 million citizens, according to the recommendations of the World Health Organization.

Egypt’s Health Ministry provides lab reagents to test Monkeypox at central laboratories

Wed, 01 Jun 2022 - 11:03 GMT

Egyptian Ministry of Health has provided laboratory reagents specialized in diagnosing monkeypox at central laboratories of the ministry.

Egypt reports average of daily coronavirus cases at 89

Sat, 23 Apr 2022 - 11:12 GMT

Spokesman for the Health Ministry Hossam Abdel Ghaffar said the daily average of recoveries recorded 100, bringing the total number of recoveries to 444,703.

Over 33.8 million people in Egypt fully vaccinated against coronavirus: Minister

Wed, 20 Apr 2022 - 01:08 GMT

Egypt has fully vaccinated 33,820,506 people against coronavirus, Minister of Higher Education and Acting Minister of Health Khaled Abdel Ghaffar said on Tuesday.

Egypt saw drop in coronavirus cases, deaths by 54%, 45% respectively last week: Health Ministry

Wed, 06 Apr 2022 - 11:49 GMT

Egypt saw a drop in coronavirus cases and deaths by 54 percent and 45 percent respectively over the past week, Ministry of Health spokesman Hossam Abdel Ghaffar has said.

Egypt has enough anti-COVID-19 doses to vaccinate 42 M citizens

Sun, 13 Mar 2022 - 03:57 GMT

"The target groups are from the age of 18 years onwards,” said Dr. Hossam Abdel Ghaffar, the Ministry spokesman.

51% of target groups in Egypt vaccinated as 5th coronavirus wave largely passed: Min.

Sat, 12 Mar 2022 - 09:34 GMT

In telephone remarks to Ala Masoliety program on Sada El-Balad, Abdel-Ghaffar said the country seeks to vaccinate 70 percent of the target group by mid-2022.

30% more of Egyptian population needs to be vaccinated so life goes back to normal: Health Ministry

Mon, 07 Mar 2022 - 12:05 GMT

Life will go back to normal after vaccinating 70 percent of the Egyptian population; 40 percent have been jabbed thus far, according to the Ministry of Health.

COVID-19 in Egypt: 72 M doses administered to 50% of target groups

Thu, 03 Mar 2022 - 03:20 GMT

The government is targeting to vaccinate 72 million people aged above 12 years old.

Egypt’s daily coronavirus cases drop to lowest levels since January

Wed, 02 Mar 2022 - 09:08 GMT

This is the lowest daily coronavirus count recorded by the country since 19 January amid a significant drop in cases over the past days.

Japan and UNICEF sign exchange notes to expand COVID-19 vaccination in Egypt

Mon, 21 Feb 2022 - 12:39 GMT

UNICEF and the Government of Japan signed and exchanged notes for a new collaboration between UNICEF and the Embassy of Japan titled ‘Expanding COVID-19 Vaccination in Egypt’ at the premises of the Ministry of International Cooperation. This collaboration aims to support the COVID-19 vaccination in Egypt and to establish effective cold chain systems for vaccines storage.

Most Omicron's infections are among youths, children with less severe symptoms: Health Ministry Spox

Thu, 17 Feb 2022 - 11:42 GMT

The spokesperson appealed to citizens to adhere to the necessary precautionary measures to avoid the spread of the Coronavirus.

Egypt records 85.1% recovery rate from COVID-19 in isolation hospitals

Thu, 10 Feb 2022 - 02:41 GMT

The recovery rate from the coronavirus (COVID-19) at Egyptian isolation hospitals reached 85.1 percent, after receiving the necessary medical care according to the guidelines of the World Health Organization (WHO), said the Ministry of Health in a statement on Tuesday.

672K citizens received 3rd booster dose in Egypt so far: Health Ministry

Thu, 10 Feb 2022 - 02:15 GMT

More than 672,000 citizens have been vaccinated with the third booster dose of the Corona vaccine, announced the Egyptian Ministry of Health.

Egypt targets vaccinating 70% of population against COVID-19 by mid-2022: Health Ministry Spox

Fri, 28 Jan 2022 - 11:28 GMT

The vaccination and precautionary measures helped reduce admissions to hospitals.

Egypt: COVID-19 vaccination mandatory for those above 18 yrs

Sun, 26 Dec 2021 - 09:15 GMT

The compulsory vaccination decision was among a set of rules taken by the supreme committee responsible for managing the coronavirus crisis on Saturday, the statement said.

Cabinet: 49.1% of Egyptians support Covid-19 jabbing to children from 12 to 17 years

Sun, 19 Dec 2021 - 11:36 GMT

The poll, conducted on a sample of adults over the age of 18, revealed that that they approve the vaccination of children in light of the cabinet's approval to jab such age category and amid wide-spread vaccination all over the world.

Egypt: No decision taken on vaccinating pregnant, breastfeeding women against COVID-19

Sun, 21 Nov 2021 - 01:55 GMT

All vaccines are similar when it comes to the side effects but vary in terms of effectiveness.

Crime of forging COVID-19 vaccination certificate punishable up by 3-10 imprisonment

Thu, 18 Nov 2021 - 12:08 GMT

The use of the forged vaccination certificate is a mother crime that is punishable by imprisonment in accordance with the Penal Code.

41 M citizens vaccinated against COVID-19 so far: Health Ministry

Thu, 18 Nov 2021 - 11:39 GMT

This number stands for those who are fully vaccinated and those who administered one dose, he said, adding that this number is expected to increase before the end of the year.

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