Coronavirus

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.

5th vaccine dose is expected as COVID infection rates still high: Health Official

Thu, 28 Jul 2022 - 12:46 GMT

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.

VACSERA proceeds to localize pharmaceutical industry in Egypt as per leadership directives: Chairman

Wed, 13 Jul 2022 - 10:39 GMT

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.

COVID lockdown led to low addiction rates in Egypt, higher turnout for synthetic drugs: Official

Tue, 05 Jul 2022 - 12:06 GMT

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.

Corona infection rates in Egypt increased by 6.9% in last epidemiological week: Health Ministry

Mon, 04 Jul 2022 - 08:36 GMT

He called on citizens to vaccinate quickly and obtain booster doses, while continuing to apply precautionary measures against the epidemic.

Egypt: No need for COVID-19 certificate from Palestinian travelers through Rafah border crossing

Sat, 02 Jul 2022 - 09:56 GMT

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.

All you need to know about Disease X after Britain warned of new pandemic

Tue, 28 Jun 2022 - 09:23 GMT

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.

Egypt completely free of monkeypox, monitors global epidemiological situation: Health Ministry

Thu, 23 Jun 2022 - 12:07 GMT

The Ministry of Health and Population confirmed that Egypt is completely free of monkeypox, and no cases of infection or suspected infection with the disease have been recorded.

Egypt develops 153 fever hospitals during COVID; has sufficient stock of vaccines: Spox

Wed, 22 Jun 2022 - 12:39 GMT

Egypt will be able to provide a strategic stockpile of medicines, vaccines and serums at a cost of L.E. 2.1 billion, according to Spokesman for the Ministry of Health and Population Hossam Abdel Ghaffar.

Egypt removes COVID-19 entry restriction: Cabinet

Fri, 17 Jun 2022 - 10:41 GMT

The decision was taken during a meeting between Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouly and the members of the Supreme Committee for the Management of the Epidemiology and Health Pandemic Crisis on Thursday.

Egypt acting health minister says Covid increased suffering of Arab peoples

Sun, 22 May 2022 - 02:33 GMT

The pandemic has spilled over into many Arab countries, Abdel Ghaffar acknowledged, pressing for further effort to undo the harm, especially as the humanitarian conditions continue to aggravate due to ongoing conflicts and wars.

Egypt’s average number of daily coronavirus infections, deaths hits 5, 2 respectively

Sat, 21 May 2022 - 10:34 GMT

Egypt’s Ministry of Health said on Saturday that the average number of daily coronavirus infections and deaths has hit five and two respectively over the past week.

Egypt administers 85 million coronavirus doses to citizens: Presidential advisor

Thu, 19 May 2022 - 11:36 GMT

The state has large quantities of vaccines and citizens should receive both vaccine doses., Tag El-Din told Sabah El-Kheir Ya Masr TV program on Wednesday.

Egypt reports average of daily coronavirus cases at 5

Sat, 14 May 2022 - 04:11 GMT

the Spokesman for the Health Ministry Hossam Abdel Ghaffar said the daily average of recoveries recorded 21, bringing the total number of recoveries to 445,430.

Egypt records average COVID daily infection 8 cases, 4 deaths

Sat, 07 May 2022 - 10:13 GMT

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).

EgyptAir resumes flights to Mumbai after 2-year hiatus due to COVID-19

Mon, 02 May 2022 - 04:31 GMT

Air Canada will start operating direct flights to the Cairo International Airport on Wednesday, May 4, after a 6-month hiatus due Coronavirus.

Coronavirus vaccinations rates in Egypt reached 79.53 doses per 100 people: Health min.

Fri, 29 Apr 2022 - 04:23 GMT

The rate of vaccination against coronavirus in Egypt has reached 79.53 doses per 100 people, Khaled Abdel Ghaffar, the Minister of Higher Education and Acting Minister of Health said.

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