Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al Sisi called on the world leaders to work tirelessly toward investing in health, as one of the major priorities at the international level.
The ministry said that hospitals have returned to their normal work in providing services to the public away from the restrictions of Corona.
Egypt has witnessed a slight and gradual rise in coronavirus cases since mid-January, Egypt’s Minister of Health Khaled Abdel Ghaffar said on Wednesday.
The Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population confirmed that the epidemiological situation of Corona is stable, and no new mutants of the virus have been detected that pose a danger.
COVID-19 cases in Egypt have been controlled, and the cases detected are mild.
The Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population revealed that it has vaccinated more than 80 percent of the population, highlighting a great demand by citizens to receive the doses.
He added that there are no indications of an increase in the infection.
It added that about 6,630,532 have died from the virus worldwide.
Egypt’s Minister of Health Khaled Abdel Ghaffar, said that Respiratory syncytial virus that has spread during the recent period, ‘is not new’ and that it existed since 1956.
In TV remarks to Al-Hadath Al-Youm, Tag El-Din said the coronavirus cases in Egypt show mild symptoms that are similar to the symptoms of common cold.
Abdel Ghaffar’s remarks were made during the opening of a vaccine cooling and storage complex of the country’s Holding Company for Biological Products and Vaccines (VACSERA) in the Sixth of October city in Giza.
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.
Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark Diocese said he will soon meet with the families of the victims of the fire that broke out on Sunday in the Abu Sefein Church in Giza.
Egypt has reported an average of 182 daily coronavirus cases over the period from 6-10 August and 17 cases have died during the same period, Acting Minister of Health Khaled Abdel Ghaffar said on Thursday.
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.
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.
The Director General of Therapeutic Programs at the Fund for Combating and Treating Addiction and Abuse added, in a TV show, that the rate of drug abuse in Egypt decreased to 5.9 percent, after it reached 10 percent in 2015.
He called on citizens to vaccinate quickly and obtain booster doses, while continuing to apply precautionary measures against the epidemic.
On June 17, 2022, Egypt removed all coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions that were imposed on the entry of Egyptian and foreign arrivals to the country, said Egyptian Cabinet Spokesperson Nader Saad in a statement on Thursday.
Experts from Britain warned of the possibility of the emergency of a new pandemic, referred to globally as “X,” and called for urgent readiness to confront its spread.