Egypt to receive 4.5M coronavirus vaccine doses until end of May through COVAX

Fri, 16 Apr 2021 - 09:37 GMT

Zayed said Egypt has contracted with China’s Sinopharm to receive 20 million vaccine doses

Egypt reports 837 coronavirus cases, 41 deaths on Thursday

Fri, 16 Apr 2021 - 07:47 GMT

As many as 439 patients were discharged from isolation hospitals after receiving necessary medical care, taking the number of recovered cases to 161,470 so far, the spokesman said.

Egypt's PM says president keen on expanding COVID-19 vaccination program

Thu, 15 Apr 2021 - 05:42 GMT

There are directives issued by President Abdel Fattah El Sisi to expand the program of administering vaccines across the republic to curb the spread of COVID-19, said Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli.

Egypt registers 823 new coronavirus cases with 39 deaths Tuesday

Wed, 14 Apr 2021 - 07:21 GMT

Egypt has detectd 823 coronavirus cases on Tuesday, upping the total number of confirmed cases since the outbreak in the country began to 212,130.

Egypt works on vaccinating Suez Canal workers

Tue, 06 Apr 2021 - 10:13 GMT

Minister of Health and Population Hala Zayed visited Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Osama Rabie Tuesday.

Egypt vaccinates 149K individuals, to acquire total of 4.5M doses by June

Sun, 04 Apr 2021 - 11:05 GMT

The ministry eyes offering vaccination for workers in the tourism sector in the next period.

Egypt reports 712 new coronavirus cases, 46 fatalities on Thursday

Fri, 02 Apr 2021 - 07:05 GMT

As many as 322 patients were discharged from isolation hospitals after receiving necessary medical care, taking the number of recovered cases to 155,016 so far, the spokesman said.

In pictures: Egypt receives 845K AstraZeneca vaccine doses through COVAX

Thu, 01 Apr 2021 - 08:52 GMT

This comes as part of 40 million doses set to reach Egypt in succession through COVAX

Egypt plans to produce, export Chinese COVID-19 vaccine: what to expect

Wed, 24 Mar 2021 - 12:05 GMT

The World Health Organization (WHO) sent international experts to the assess the performance of the VACSERA factories in order for these factories to start manufacturing the vaccine and send it to African countries.

Health Ministry: COVID’s mutated strain not in Egypt; 30K vaccinated so far

Tue, 23 Mar 2021 - 12:47 GMT

A total of 30,000 persons have received the COVID-19 vaccine in Egypt so far, and the Ministry of Health targets to reach 250,000 persons during the current week.

In pics: Egypt receives new 300,000 Sinopharm coronavirus vaccine doses

Sat, 20 Mar 2021 - 08:17 GMT

The new shipment adds to 350,000 Sinopharm doses already imported by Egypt over the recent months, including 300,000 doses also as a gift.

Egypt expected to receive 5 million AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine doses in March: Health minister

Wed, 17 Mar 2021 - 01:29 GMT

Health Minister Hala Zayed said Egypt is expected to receive 5 million AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine doses by the end of this month and another 3 million doses by May.

400K citizens registered online to receive anti-COVID vaccine in Egypt: Minister

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 - 01:20 GMT

Egyptian senior citizens, aged above 40 years old, started registering for anti-Coronavirus vaccine online last Sunday.

2.2K Egyptian citizens got vaccinated in 1 week

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 - 11:58 GMT

Those are aged above 40 and/or suffer from chronic diseases.

China seeks to strengthen cooperation with Egypt: ambassador

Fri, 05 Mar 2021 - 09:40 GMT

He added that China supports more Chinese companies to invest in Egypt, build infrastructure and technology sciences, and upgrade the level of partnership between China and Egypt.

Anti-COVID-19 vaccination kicks off for elderly people, those with chronic diseases

Thu, 04 Mar 2021 - 12:54 GMT

The national campaign to vaccinate elderly people and those with chronic diseases against Coronavirus pandemic kicked off Thursday.

More than 15K non-Egyptian children given polio vaccine free of charge

Wed, 03 Mar 2021 - 03:42 GMT

Some 15,704 non-Egyptian children residing in the country have been given the polio vaccine as part of a three-day nationwide campaign to administer the vaccination, according to a Health Ministry statement Wednesday.

Aswan Forum sheds light on pathway out of pandemic to development

Mon, 01 Mar 2021 - 06:46 GMT

A session titled "Recovering Stronger, Rebuilding Better: Pathways for a More Secure, Resilient, and Prosperous Africa" was held.

Egypt negotiates with India, China to manufacture coronavirus vaccines

Sun, 28 Feb 2021 - 09:22 GMT

She added that Egypt has passed the peak of the second wave of the infection, noting that the situation in Egypt is better than in other countries.

Egypt receives 300K doses of Sinopharm vaccine granted by China

Tue, 23 Feb 2021 - 09:57 GMT

A vaccine shipment – consisting of 300,000 doses - granted by China to Egypt arrived to Cairo International Airport early on Tuesday.