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Egypt records 223 new cases of COVID-19 in 24 hours

Sat, 29 Aug 2020 - 12:34 GMT

As for the number of mortalities, 20 patients died from the virus in the last 24 hours, raisin the death toll to 5,362, said the Ministry in a statement on Friday.

Egypt's Interior Ministry denies reports on Esraa Abdel Fattah's health condition

Thu, 27 Aug 2020 - 03:18 GMT

The official asserted that the inmate is in good health condition and does not take any medication since she was placed in confinement.

Egypt’s COVID-19 recovery rate hits 55.1% for the first time

Thu, 13 Aug 2020 - 12:35 GMT

The Ministry of Health revealed that the rates of recovery of coronavirus at isolation hospitals jumped to 55.1 percent for the first time.

COVID-19 IN EGYPT: 167 new cases recorded, 21 patients died in 24 hours

Sat, 08 Aug 2020 - 10:39 GMT

As many as 1,119 patients were discharged from isolation hospitals after receiving necessary medical care, taking the number of recovered cases to 51,672 so far.

2020/2021 budget to 'build Egyptians,' prioritize health, education, social welfare

Sat, 08 Aug 2020 - 08:46 GMT

The 2020/2021 budget will continue to prioritize health, education and social conditions, Finance Minister Mohamed Mait said Saturday.

Govt starts preparing for seasonal flu, COVID-19 in winter

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 - 02:34 GMT

Speaking to MENA, Saad said the government was on alert to prepare for the coincidence of the peak of the seasonal flu with the existence of the COVID-19 pandemic during the winter season.

Minister of Health affirms Egypt’s support for Lebanese people

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 - 11:49 GMT

Egypt sent two medical aid planes loaded with necessary medical supplies, upon directives from Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi.

6.8M screened in health campaign targeted at women over 1 year

Wed, 05 Aug 2020 - 05:38 GMT

The presidential campaign for "Supporting the Woman's Health" was launched in July 2019.

Egypt sends 2nd batch of medical aid to Yemen

Sat, 25 Jul 2020 - 09:22 GMT

Medical aid includes saline solutions, PPE, and other medical supplies.

Sisi directs government to provide COVID-19 vaccine when available: PM

Thu, 23 Jul 2020 - 02:06 GMT

The vaccine will be manufactured in September and October.

Egypt’s Sisi order completing national project for self-sufficiency of plasma derivatives

Mon, 13 Jul 2020 - 05:32 GMT

The President ordered the government to complete all scientific and technical aspects of the project in accordance with the highest and international standards.

Official explains reasons behind COVID-19 cases decline in Egypt

Mon, 13 Jul 2020 - 03:13 GMT

The official highlighted that deaths account for 4.7 percent of cases, which is below the global figure standing at 5 percent.

Ministry of Health: Egypt is completely safe from bubonic, pneumonic plague infections

Wed, 08 Jul 2020 - 01:08 GMT

The statement indicated that the ministry has a strong surveillance system that addresses 41 diseases and epidemics.

Long Live Egypt provides 200 ventilators since pandemic outbreak

Mon, 29 Jun 2020 - 12:41 GMT

The fund’s initiative is supporting the ministry’s efforts to supply isolation hospitals.

Egypt asks women to delay pregnancy amid COVID-19

Fri, 26 Jun 2020 - 03:21 GMT

The virus could cause blood clotting and, consequently, affects the placenta which feeds the baby.

Egypt’s PM announces bundle of measures aimed at co-existing with COVID-19

Tue, 23 Jun 2020 - 01:43 GMT

The partial curfew is canceled.

Egypt signs deal to receive Oxford University's COVID-19 vaccine

Sun, 21 Jun 2020 - 10:18 GMT

The Egyptian Drug Authority announced signing a deal with AstraZeneca to supply the country with the Oxford University's vaccine for COVID-19.

Egypt signs deal to receive Japan's Avigan, expects to get Oxford University Vaccine

Tue, 16 Jun 2020 - 11:39 GMT

After trial on 50 Egyptian COVID-19 patients since April, Egypt is set to receive more doses of Avigan that accelerates recovery.

Official says Egypt experiences COVID-19 peak, speculates infections decline in coming weeks

Sat, 13 Jun 2020 - 10:05 GMT

Egypt recorded, Friday, 1,577 new coronavirus cases, upping the total number of confirmed cases to 41,303.

Elderly to represent 15% of Egypt’s population in 2100

Mon, 08 Jun 2020 - 10:00 GMT

“This undoubtedly requires more health, social and financial care,” Deputy Minister of Health Tariq Tawfiq said.

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