The new mutant is more widespread, but its symptoms are not so severe; it has the same symptoms as Omicron, he added.
The Ebola-like virus is incurable and up to 88% of infected cases die, according to the WHO. The fatal virus symptoms include “fever, fatigue and blood-stained vomit and diarrhoea.”
The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned of a possible outbreak of bird flu (avian influenza A (H5N1) 184.108.40.206b viruses) among humans after it transferred from birds to mammals.
He added that there are no indications of an increase in the infection.
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 called on citizens to vaccinate quickly and obtain booster doses, while continuing to apply precautionary measures against the epidemic.
The Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population announced Saturday that the average number of daily infections with the Corona virus reached eight, during the past week, as part of the necessary monitoring conducted by the ministry according to the guidelines of the World Health Organization (WHO).
It is reported that the number of people who are fully vaccinated against the virus has reached 31,551, 587.
The Health Ministry said Wednesday night that 884 new coronavirus cases were detected, upping the total number of confirmed infections since the outbreak of the pandemic in the country began to 493,658.
The recovery rate from the coronavirus (COVID-19) at Egyptian isolation hospitals has reached 84.4 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 Wednesday.
The spokesperson appealed to citizens to adhere to the necessary precautionary measures to avoid the spread of the Coronavirus.
On Monday, the ministry has explained to people the steps to follow if they contract coronavirus.
The Ministry of Health announced the issuance of the seventh version of the Corona treatment protocol and its distribution to isolation hospitals across the Republic to start treatment with new medicines, provided that the drug is dispensed free of charge for all cases.
The Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population announced that 1,100 people recovered from the Coronavirus, and were discharged from hospitals, after receiving the necessary medical care in accordance with the guidelines of the World Health Organization, bringing the total of those recovering from the virus to 334,629 to date.
As many as 278,970,424 people are reported to have been infected with the coronavirus globally, Johns Hopkins University (JHU) said on Saturday.
As many as 789 patients were discharged from hospitals after receiving medical care, taking the total number to 254,060 so far.
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.
The total number of recovered cases from COVID-19 virus reached 240,325 in Egypt since the breakout of the pandemic.
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.
The Health Ministry said on Thursday that 131 new coronavirus cases were detected in Egypt over the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of cases to 285,831.