Corona

30% more of Egyptian population needs to be vaccinated so life goes back to normal: Health Ministry

Mon, 07 Mar 2022 - 12:05 GMT

Life will go back to normal after vaccinating 70 percent of the Egyptian population; 40 percent have been jabbed thus far, according to the Ministry of Health.

Occupancy rates of hospitals' IMCU, ICU decreased: Egypt's Health Ministry

Tue, 01 Mar 2022 - 10:57 GMT

Abdel Ghaffar said that the minister stood on the reports on the occupancy rates of the hospitals across the various governorates.

Egypt reports 2,131 new coronavirus cases, 57 fatalities

Mon, 14 Feb 2022 - 11:01 GMT

In a statement, Spokesman for the Health Ministry Hossam Abdel Ghaffar said 57 patients have died from the virus over the past 24 hours, raising the death toll to 23,349.

Egypt reports 2,179 new coronavirus cases, 61 fatalities

Sat, 12 Feb 2022 - 11:32 GMT

Spokesman for the Health Ministry Hossam Abdel Ghaffar said 61 patients have died from the virus over the past 24 hours, raising the death toll to 23,233.

Egypt records 84,6% recovery rate from COVID-19 in isolation hospitals

Mon, 07 Feb 2022 - 02:13 GMT

The recovery rate from the coronavirus (COVID-19) at Egyptian isolation hospitals reached 84 percent, said the Ministry of Health in a statement on Monday.

JHU: Global coronavirus cases hit 278,970,424

Sat, 25 Dec 2021 - 11:06 GMT

As many as 278,970,424 people are reported to have been infected with the coronavirus globally, Johns Hopkins University (JHU) said on Saturday.

No child death of covid-19 has been recorded in Egypt: Health Ministry spox

Thu, 16 Dec 2021 - 01:06 GMT

No child deaths of Covid-19 have been recorded in Egypt thus far, spokesperson of the Health Ministry Hossam Abdel Ghaffar told Nahar T.V. on Tuesday.

Assistant FM: Economic integration 'priority' for Egypt to achieve development in Africa

Mon, 22 Nov 2021 - 04:05 GMT

Assistant Foreign Minister Ambassador Soha Gendy said that Egypt's hosting of the COMESA summit at this time is a "clear message that economic integration is one of Egypt's top priorities to achieve the required development in Africa."

Egypt-ICF brings together relevant parties to lay foundations, criteria for sustainable recovery: Al-Mashat

Wed, 08 Sep 2021 - 10:23 GMT

This came during Al-Mashat’s speech before the Egypt-ICF Egypt 2021 in its first edition - which started its activities on Wednesday and will last for two days.

279 new COVID cases, 9 deaths recorded in Egypt Tuesday

Wed, 01 Sep 2021 - 12:11 GMT

The Health Ministry said Tuesday night that 279 new coronavirus cases were detected, upping the total number of confirmed cases since the outbreak in the country began to 288,441.

Egypt to announce treatment protocol against COVID-19 for children

Mon, 30 Aug 2021 - 03:18 GMT

Egypt to announce a children-intended treatment protocol ageist COVID-19 next week according to Dr. Hossam Hosny, the head for the scientific committee to combat Corona at the Ministry of Health and Population.

Egypt records 189 Covid infections, 5 death, 211 recoveries

Tue, 24 Aug 2021 - 09:22 GMT

Egypt recorded Monday 189 Covid-19 infections, five deaths as well as 211 recoveries at isolation hospitals. A total of 236,075 recoveries have been registered so far.

Egypt, Japan sign agreement to increase JICA grant to $19M to promote health sector

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 - 11:49 GMT

Egypt and Japan signed an agreement to increase the value of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) grant to become $19 million.

10M Egyptians registered to receive Covid-19 vaccine

Wed, 28 Jul 2021 - 04:53 GMT

More than 10 million people have been registered to receive the Covid-19 vaccine, according to a Wednesday statement by the Health Ministry.

Egypt ensures importance of providing full protection to medical workers

Thu, 27 May 2021 - 10:04 GMT

Egypt's Permanent Representative to the United Nations Ambassador Mohamed Idris stressed the importance of fully implementing resolution No. 2286

Egypt’s COVID-19 recovery rate reaches 75.1%

Wed, 28 Apr 2021 - 09:38 GMT

The recovery rate from the coronavirus (COVID-19) at Egyptian isolation hospitals has reached 75.1%percent,

Egypt’s recovery rates of COVID-19 hit 77.2%

Tue, 02 Mar 2021 - 11:32 GMT

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.

16K fined for failing to wear a mask in public as police continue observing measures combating Covid-19

Tue, 19 Jan 2021 - 11:25 GMT

A total of 16,512 people have been apprehended for failing to wear a mask, only 205 of whom did not pay the fine of L.E. 50 and will be referred to the prosecution.

Health Ministry monitors steady oxygen supply to hospitals

Wed, 13 Jan 2021 - 01:02 GMT

The Health Ministry monitors the system of medical oxygen supply every six hours at hospitals, hospital beds and intensive care units as well as the situation at quarantine hospitals, according to a Wednesday statement.

South Korea delivers medical supplies worth $500K to support Egypt's anti-COVID response activities

Tue, 15 Dec 2020 - 09:43 GMT

Ambassador Hong Jin-wook witnessed with H.E. Dr. Rania Al-Mashat, Minister of International Cooperation, the handover of medical supplies worth $500,000 from the Korean government to support Egypt’s anti-COVID response activities.

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