Egypt closely monitoring status of new COVID strain, official says symptoms simple

Tue, 29 Aug 2023 - 01:00 GMT

Advisor to the President of the Republic for Health and Prevention Affairs, Dr. Mohamed Awad Taj El-Din, ensured that there is a continous monitoring of the situation of the new Corona mutant and its developments in Egypt.

Egypt's Presidential Adviser: Fast-spreading EG-5.2 does not require extra preventive measures

Wed, 23 Aug 2023 - 10:27 GMT

However, this new variant is fast-spreading, added Tag El-Din in televised remarks Wednesday.

Egypt detects first two cases of new Coronavirus variant "EG 5.2"

Tue, 22 Aug 2023 - 12:20 GMT

The ministry clarified that the clinical symptoms observed in these patients were mild, and both individuals are on the path to recovery.

Egypt has not reported cases of coronavirus variant EG.5 to date: Presidential health advisor

Fri, 18 Aug 2023 - 02:42 GMT

Egypt has not yet reported any cases with the new coronavirus variant EG.5, affirmed Presidential Advisor for Health and Prevention Affairs Mohamed Awad Tag el Din.

Egypt's reveals preventive measures against new COVID mutant 'Eris'

Tue, 15 Aug 2023 - 08:30 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population revealed a package of preventive measures to protect against infection with the new mutant of the Coronavirus, Eris.

No cases of coronavirus reported in Egypt, Minister

Mon, 14 Aug 2023 - 10:17 GMT

The new mutant is more widespread, but its symptoms are not so severe; it has the same symptoms as Omicron, he added.

President Sisi says Egypt, WHO have fruitful record of cooperation

Fri, 07 Apr 2023 - 08:09 GMT

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.

All isolation hospitals closed as COVID situation no longer distubring: Egyptian Ministry

Wed, 05 Apr 2023 - 12:35 GMT

The ministry said that hospitals have returned to their normal work in providing services to the public away from the restrictions of Corona.

Egypt sees slight rise in coronavirus cases since mid-January: Health minister

Wed, 22 Feb 2023 - 09:02 GMT

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.

COVID status 'stable' in Egypt, new China's mutant not detected yet: Health Ministry

Wed, 04 Jan 2023 - 11:08 GMT

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 has not ended in Egypt but cases are mild, no deaths reported: Official

Wed, 28 Dec 2022 - 12:00 GMT

COVID-19 cases in Egypt have been controlled, and the cases detected are mild.

Egypt vaccinated 80% of population with anti-COVID vaccines: Ministry

Tue, 06 Dec 2022 - 12:02 GMT

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.

Egypt records the lowest COVID-19 infection rate

Mon, 05 Dec 2022 - 09:34 GMT

He added that there are no indications of an increase in the infection.

John Hopkins: Coronavirus cases worldwide surpass 641 mln

Sun, 27 Nov 2022 - 01:26 GMT

It added that about 6,630,532 have died from the virus worldwide.

Respiratory syncytial virus exists since 1956, Egypt’s Minister of Health

Tue, 22 Nov 2022 - 07:17 GMT

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.

COVID-19 situation in Egypt under control, cases are few: Presidential health advisor

Tue, 18 Oct 2022 - 09:02 GMT

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.

China gifts Egypt 60 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine: Health minister

Sat, 24 Sep 2022 - 11:32 GMT

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.

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.

Pope Tawadros to meet families of Giza church fire victims soon after COVID-19 isolation

Wed, 17 Aug 2022 - 09:58 GMT

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 reports average of 182 daily coronavirus infections; 17 cases died last week

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 - 02:18 GMT

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.