There are also 876 recoveries.
The official added that the COVID-19 variation that appeared in India has not yet been detected in Egypt.
Employees in the public and private sectors will take five days off, from 29 April to 3 May, to celebrate different paid national holidays, as per a Cabinet decision.
The ministry stated that the total number of infections that was registered in Egypt thus far is 226,531cases, including 170,008 cases that have been cured, and 13,278 deaths
Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli received Monday the anti-COVID-19 vaccine one day after the president did within the national campaign targeting the vaccination of citizens.
Egypt was keen on curing all hepatitis C patients without discrimination between Egyptians and non-Egyptians, she said.
The anti-coronavirus vaccines will be provided to citizens who will perform the Hajj this season.
It is noted that the initiative was part of 100 Million Healthy Lives Campaign that screened Egyptians for hepatitis C, and chronic diseases.
The ministry stated that the total number of infections that was registered in Egypt thus far is 194,771cases, including 149,489 cases that have been cured, and 11,557 deaths
As many as 505 patients were discharged from isolation hospitals after receiving necessary medical care, taking the number of recovered cases to 145,923 so far, the spokesman said.
The four-day phase, set to start on March 28 until 31, comes as part of the national campaign that targets 16.7 million children for free.
The 300-bed specialized cardiac centre will be built on 27 acres with a total land capacity of 36.5 acres, making it the largest specialized facility for cardiovascular treatment and research in the region.
The protocol is signed with the Academy of Scientific Research and Technology.
The medical caravans and mobile units are operated by the Ministry of Health and Population in rural villages.
Those are aged above 40 and/or suffer from chronic diseases.
Ministry of Health announced that the recovery rates from Coronavirus pandemic at isolation hospitals hit 77.2 percent, after the total number of recovered cases have reached 141,347.
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.
The campaign will last until March 3, 2021 and aims to target 16.7 million child for free.
Also, those suffering from chronic diseases.
A vaccine shipment – consisting of 300,000 doses - granted by China to Egypt arrived to Cairo International Airport early on Tuesday.