Coronavirus

Egypt’s Hurghada receives 1st flight from Macedonia since resumption of foreign tourism in July

Sat, 15 Aug 2020 - 09:46 GMT

The flight took off from Skopje, the Macedonian capital, with 175 tourists on board.

Aug. 15: Authorities to ask some foreign visitors to submit COVID-19 test results before entering Egypt

Fri, 14 Aug 2020 - 11:33 GMT

The decision does not include Egyptians or foreigners arriving at some airports, the Government spokesman and the Civil Aviation Ministry said, as coronavirus cases in the northeastern African country have kept on declining.

Egypt records 145 new coronavirus cases, 22 deaths

Fri, 14 Aug 2020 - 09:21 GMT

Egypt recorded, Wednesday, Egypt recorded, Wednesday, 145 new coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, upping the total number of confirmed cases to 96108.145 new coronavirus cases, upping the total number of confirmed cases to 96108.

Mexico's confirmed coronavirus cases almost at 500,000

Thu, 13 Aug 2020 - 08:43 GMT

Mexico's health ministry on Wednesday reported 5,858 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infection and 737 additional fatalities, bringing the total in the country to 498,380 cases and 54,666 deaths, The Guardian reports.

Pics: Meeting South Sudanese counterpart, Egyptian Health Min. opens medical center in Juba

Wed, 12 Aug 2020 - 06:17 GMT

Egypt’s Health Minister Hala Zayed on Wednesday met with her South Sudan’s counterpart, Elizabeth Achuei, in the capital, Juba, where they discussed cooperation between the two countries in the medical sector.

Egypt's PM follows up efforts for securing coronavirus medicine in July

Wed, 12 Aug 2020 - 01:08 GMT

Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouli followed up the ongoing efforts to secure coronavirus medicine in July.

New wave of COVID-19 expected during winter: Egyptian Health Official

Tue, 11 Aug 2020 - 02:53 GMT

Head of Anti-Coronavirus scientific committee Hossam Hosni said that a second wave of increase in number of infections is expected during coming winter season.

Russia becomes first country to approve a COVID-19 vaccine, says Putin

Tue, 11 Aug 2020 - 09:39 GMT

Putin said on Tuesday that Russia had become the first country in the world to grant regulatory approval to a COVID-19 vaccine after less than two months of human testing.

Egypt reports 174 COVID-19 cases, 26 deaths

Mon, 10 Aug 2020 - 11:09 GMT

Egypt recorded Monday 174 new coronavirus cases, upping the total number of confirmed cases to 95666.

USAID donates 250 ventilators to Egypt’s intensive care units to face COVID-19: Embassy

Mon, 10 Aug 2020 - 09:59 GMT

The US Agency for International Development (USAID) has delivered 250 “highly specialized” ventilators to Egypt as a donation for intensive care units in the northeastern African countries, the US Embassy in Cairo said in a statement.

Egypt records 178 COVID-19 cases, 17 deaths

Sun, 09 Aug 2020 - 09:11 GMT

Egypt recorded Sunday 178 new coronavirus cases, upping the total number of confirmed cases to 95492.

Egypt disburses LE346M for regular workers affected by coronavirus

Sun, 09 Aug 2020 - 03:16 GMT

Saafan said in a statement Sunday, that the value of subsidies amounted to LE 346.806 million for about 299,530 working in 3,393 establishments affected by the emerging coronavirus pandemic, at a rate of 100 percent of the basic wage of workers.

COVID-19 IN EGYPT: 167 new cases recorded, 21 patients died in 24 hours

Sat, 08 Aug 2020 - 10:39 GMT

As many as 1,119 patients were discharged from isolation hospitals after receiving necessary medical care, taking the number of recovered cases to 51,672 so far.

Egypt’s COVID-19 recovery rate jumps to 53.1% for first time

Sat, 08 Aug 2020 - 09:32 GMT

The ministry has recorded a total number of recovered cases 50,553 thus far since the outbreak of the virus.

EgyptAir to operate 34 flights to 29 destinations Saturday

Sat, 08 Aug 2020 - 09:59 GMT

The national carrier will also operate three domestic flights to Aswan, Sharm El Sheikh, and Hurghada.

Govt starts preparing for seasonal flu, COVID-19 in winter

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 - 02:34 GMT

Speaking to MENA, Saad said the government was on alert to prepare for the coincidence of the peak of the seasonal flu with the existence of the COVID-19 pandemic during the winter season.

COVID-19 test to be required from some foreign visitors to enter Egypt: Cabinet

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 - 09:28 GMT

As per the decision, tourists included have to test negative for coronavirus 72 hours at most before entering the country.

Egypt records 131 new coronavirus cases, 21 deaths

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 - 01:58 GMT

Egypt recorded, Thursday, 131 new coronavirus cases, upping the total number of confirmed cases to 95,006.

UN chief says 1 billion students affected by coronavirus closures

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 - 01:04 GMT

The U.N. chief said at least 40 million children worldwide have missed out on education in their critical preschool year.

Egypt’s Churches re-open after 4-month closure due to COVID-19 measures

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 - 12:22 GMT

Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Church re-opened its doors, Monday morning after four-month closure due to Coronavirus precautionary measures.

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