Coronavirus

First case of pet with COVID-19 confirmed in S. Korea

Sun, 24 Jan 2021 - 11:40 GMT

A kitten has tested positive for the new coronavirus in the first virus case involving a pet reported in South Korea, Yonhap news agency reported.

Egypt registers 680 new coronavirus cases, 49 deaths

Sat, 23 Jan 2021 - 10:34 GMT

The number of coronavirus cases has dropped by 50 percent within a month, including those self-quarantining in homes, Health Minister Hala Zayed said.

Egypt registers 748 new coronavirus cases with 52 deaths

Sat, 23 Jan 2021 - 11:33 GMT

As many as 432 patients were discharged from isolation hospitals after receiving necessary medical care.

Egypt’s coronavirus cases drop by 50% in a month: health minister

Fri, 22 Jan 2021 - 04:20 GMT

The number of coronavirus cases has dropped by 50 percent within a month, including those self-quarantining in homes, Health Minister Hala Zayed said.

Vaccination campaign to kick off in Egypt in January: presidential advisor

Fri, 22 Jan 2021 - 12:17 GMT

Egypt has negotiated with a number of companies developing vaccines, adding that vaccines of Pfizer and Oxford-AstraZeneca will soon be approved in Egypt.

Medical staff at Egyptian quarantine hospitals to receive coronavirus vaccine starting Sunday: officials

Fri, 22 Jan 2021 - 09:13 GMT

Coronavirus vaccine doses will be provided to the medical staff at quarantine hospitals starting Sunday, January 24, official sources at the Health Ministry told Egypt Today.

Egypt follows up on home-isolated COVID cases in 10 governorates: Ministry

Thu, 21 Jan 2021 - 01:59 GMT

The ministry added that it is planning to expand the initiative to include more governorates in the coming period.

World Bank supports first COVID-19 vaccine rollout in Lebanon

Thu, 21 Jan 2021 - 12:29 GMT

The financing will provide vaccines for over 2 million individuals. The vaccines are expected to arrive in Lebanon by early February 2021.

Egypt's Health Min.: 25K citizens registered their data to receive COVID-19 vaccine within 3 hrs

Wed, 20 Jan 2021 - 11:48 GMT

"there is an immediate follow-up to the needs of isolation hospitals and their availability," he added.

COVID-19 crisis opportunity to promote digital transformation, develop sustainable development policies: Sisi

Wed, 20 Jan 2021 - 11:29 GMT

Sisi said Wednesday that 2020 was full of difficult challenges and negative repercussions resulting from COVID-19 crisis which has changed the world.

Egypt detects 899 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday

Wed, 20 Jan 2021 - 10:44 GMT

Megahed said 58 coronavirus-linked deaths were registered over the past 24 hours, raising the overall death toll to 8,696 since the outset of the pandemic.

Video: Human rights, media delegation reflect on visit to Egypt’s Torah Prison

Tue, 19 Jan 2021 - 04:38 GMT

The visit, organized by Egypt’s Interior Ministry, was documented in a five-minute video released by the ministry Tuesday.

Egypt detects new 878 coronavirus cases, 55 deaths

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 - 10:29 GMT

As many as 498 patients were discharged from isolation hospitals after receiving necessary medical care, taking the number of recovered cases to 123,491 so far, the spokesman said.

Poverty, unemployment shrinking: PM reviews Egyptian government’s success on path of development

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 - 07:26 GMT

Egypt worked side by side with the Parliament to spare Egypt from the negative implication of coronavirus

Number of COVID patients admitted to ICU drops by 50% in January: Health Min.

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 - 01:45 GMT

The number of Coronavirus patients entering the intensive care unit or using hospital ventilators has decreased by 50 percent since the beginning of January, compared to the figures in December, according to the Ministry of Health.

EgyptAir: Travelers heading to UK, France obliged to provide negative PCR test

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 - 11:27 GMT

Egypt’s flag-carrier, EgyptAir has set new measures on flights heading to UK and France to protect travelers from contracting Coronavirus.

Egypt detects new 890 coronavirus cases with 56 deaths

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 - 10:58 GMT

Megahed said 56 patients have died from the virus over the past 24 hours, raising the death toll to 8,583.

Egypt reports 887 new coronavirus cases, 54 deaths on Saturday

Sat, 16 Jan 2021 - 10:52 GMT

As many as 499 patients were discharged from isolation hospitals after receiving necessary medical care, taking the number of recovered cases to 122,291 so far, the spokesman said.

Russia increases weekly Cairo-Moscow flights to 5: TASS

Sat, 16 Jan 2021 - 07:27 GMT

The Russian anti-coronavirus crisis center announced raising the number of regular flights between Moscow and Cairo to five weekly flights, Russian news agency TASS reported.

Armed Forces’ specialized departments sterilize crowded areas in Cairo

Sat, 16 Jan 2021 - 05:55 GMT

A statement by the military spokesman said the teams have sterilized Adly Mansour and Haykestep metro stations of the third line of Cairo metro.

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