Corona virus

1,075 stranded Egyptians back home via 7 flights

Mon, 06 Jul 2020 - 10:16 GMT

Kuwait's Directorate of Civil Aviation said on Monday 1,075 stranded Egyptians in the Gulf country flew home on board seven flights.

WHO changes COVID-19 mask guidance: Wear one if you can't keep your distance

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 - 08:35 GMT

The World Health Organization is broadening its recommendations for the use of masks during the coronavirus pandemic and said Friday it is now advising that in areas where the virus is spreading.

WHO says coronavirus cases declining in West Europe, increase in East Europe, Africa

Thu, 07 May 2020 - 09:51 GMT

“These are not just numbers. Every single case is a mother, a father, a son, a daughter, a brother, sister or friend,” he said.

UK deaths from coronavirus pass 26,000

Wed, 29 Apr 2020 - 08:16 GMT

The foreign secretary said this did not represent "a sudden surge", as the figure includes deaths since 2 March, Sky news reported.

Egypt to cut fuel subsidies, increase net debt issuance in 2020/21 budget

Wed, 22 Apr 2020 - 04:10 GMT

Egypt plans to cut spending on fuel subsidies by 47% in its 2020/21 budget to 28.193 billion Egyptian pounds ($1.8 billion), an explanatory note for its draft budget published on Tuesday showed.

BNP Paribas: Egypt economy to reach positive growth, can limit coronavirus negative effects

Wed, 22 Apr 2020 - 03:35 GMT

BNP Paribas bank sees that the Egyptian economy is capable of surmounting all the negative economic impact of Covid-19

How is COVID-19 affecting Egypt’s startup ecosystem? Entrepreneurs talk, consultants advice

Wed, 22 Apr 2020 - 12:50 GMT

Trying to get a clearer picture, we have gathered some responses from startups in different industries as well as business consultants.

461 coronavirus cases in Palestine

Tue, 21 Apr 2020 - 10:50 GMT

Palestinian Health Minister Mai al Kaila announced that the total number of coronavirus cases in Palestine increased to 461 after recording 12 new cases in al Quds.

50 new suspected coronavirus cases reported in Sudan: ministry

Sun, 19 Apr 2020 - 09:38 GMT

The Health Ministry reported 50 new suspected cases of COVID-19 with no record of new infections or deaths from the fatal pandemic.

China sees drop in imported coronavirus cases but local infections rise

Thu, 16 Apr 2020 - 11:35 GMT

China reported fewer new coronavirus cases on Thursday that involved travellers arriving from abroad, but said locally transmitted infections rose.

Ministry of Tourism starts sterilizing archaeological sites, museums nationwide

Mon, 23 Mar 2020 - 01:25 GMT

The ministry launched a campaign to sterilize museums and archaeological sites in Alexandria and Rashid.

UAE cancels events, flights as central bank announces coronavirus fiscal plan

Sun, 15 Mar 2020 - 10:12 GMT

The United Arab Emirates said on Saturday it was shutting major tourism and cultural venues to contain the spread of coronavirus.

Health Min: Egypt capable of combating any viruses including novel COVID-19

Sun, 08 Mar 2020 - 10:26 GMT

Zayed asserted that Egypt is capable of overcoming and combating any viruses including the novel coronavirus.

Eight planes put on lockdown at Heathrow over coronavirus fears

Sat, 15 Feb 2020 - 10:12 GMT

Eight planes at Heathrow Airport were grounded Saturday morning after passengers complained of coronavirus symptoms.

China reports rise in coronavirus cases, bringing death toll to 908

Mon, 10 Feb 2020 - 11:03 GMT

China’s health ministry said another 3,062 cases had been reported over the previous 24 hours, raising the Chinese mainland’s total to 40,171.

Canada’s 1st ‘presumptive’ case of new coronavirus discovered in Toronto

Sun, 26 Jan 2020 - 10:09 GMT

In an evening press conference at Queen’s Park, officials said they were made aware of the case Saturday afternoon.

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