Covid 2019

Egyptian 8-month pregnant woman recovers from COVID-19

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 - 07:54 GMT

The woman has fully recovered after the results of the PCR test had turned negative twice.

House affirms support to state's anti-COVID 19 measures

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 - 03:12 GMT

Abdel Aal further praised decisions took by President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi to champion staffers of the health sector.

Catholic Church extends suspension of masses, donates EGP 1 M to Tahya Misr Fund

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 - 02:38 GMT

The monks will continue holding the mass with one of the servants in the absence of churchgoers, according to a statement issued by the church on Friday.

Sisi phones Conte, affirms Egypt’s support for Italy against COVID-19 pandemic

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 - 02:33 GMT

The President affirmed Egypt's complete readiness to provide the possible medical support for Italy amid the current difficult circumstances.

Data of Egyptians stranded in Berlin registered for a return flight: embassy

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 - 12:28 GMT

All data sent to the embassy via e-mail has been registered, the embassy said on its official social media page.

More than 6K tons of wastes removed in 4 governorates to back infection-control efforts in Egypt

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 - 12:06 GMT

The move was made through the National Solid Waste Management Program (NSWMP)

World Bank offers Egypt $7.9m to fund its measures against COVID-19

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 - 10:52 GMT

"The World Bank is mobilizing quickly to support Egypt’s emergency response activities and the implementation of a preventive plan to confront the COVID-19 outbreak," said Marina Wes.

WHO Director-General praises Sisi’s leadership on curbing COVID-19 spread

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 - 10:35 GMT

The WHO Director-General retweeted Egypt Today’s post on Sisi’s declaration of covering the costs of quarantine for Egyptians evacuated from abroad.

Egypt operates exceptional flight to bring back nationals from London

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 - 01:41 GMT

The company operated a number of exceptional flights to bring nationals back home after Egypt suspended the international aviation on March 19 until April 14.

Sisi orders meeting Egyptians’ needs of basic commodities

Mon, 30 Mar 2020 - 07:12 GMT

The President affirmed the necessity of controlling the local markets to prevent monopoly practices, especially ahead of the holy month of Ramadan.

COVID-19: Egypt records 47 new cases, one death in 24 hours

Mon, 30 Mar 2020 - 05:59 GMT

The number of those who recovered rose to 182 people, including 132 cases who were discharged from the isolation hospitals so far.

Minister of transport calls for providing metro commuters with free face masks

Mon, 30 Mar 2020 - 08:49 GMT

The minister made a tour of inspection in the Ramses railway station and several stations of the Cairo metro on Sunday.

Limited number of Egyptian families in quarantine: Health Minister

Sun, 29 Mar 2020 - 04:21 GMT

Only four families have been quarantined after few people of their relatives were tested positive for the virus.

Egypt extends closures of mosques, places of worship due to COVID-19

Sun, 29 Mar 2020 - 12:20 GMT

The violation of the decision of suspension is religiously considered a “sin” that requires accountability.

Read in Quarantine: Egyptian initiative for COVID-19 patients to kill time

Sat, 28 Mar 2020 - 01:26 GMT

Head of the Arab Publishers Association expressed his willingness to communicate with officials at the Ministry of Health to send the books to the hospitals.

Egypt uses chloroquine in treating COVID-19 patients: Minister

Sat, 28 Mar 2020 - 12:54 GMT

The U.S. and several countries in Europe are conducting clinical trials to find a medication for novel coronavirus; scientists are trying to use plasma rich in antibodies from recovered people to treat the patients.

Egypt’s Mediterranean shores closed to curb COVID-19 spread

Sat, 28 Mar 2020 - 10:51 GMT

Damietta Governor Manal al-Awad also ordered the closure of the Lesan Area [a touristic destination in Ras al-Bar], saying the decision will come into force on Saturday.

Egypt issues decision facilitating final exams for secondary grades students

Fri, 27 Mar 2020 - 03:11 GMT

The decision has been taken after the government suspended the study at the schools and universities for more two weeks to be resumed mid-April.

2nd EgyptAir flight brings back Egyptians stranded in Kuwait

Fri, 27 Mar 2020 - 01:47 GMT

The EgyptAir flight, which was operated in coordination with the Egyptian embassy in Kuwait, was carrying 325 Egyptian on board.

President of Libyan National Forces Alliance quarantined in Egypt

Fri, 27 Mar 2020 - 01:39 GMT

Jibril’s health is unstable and he is quarantined in a hospital in Cairo as his condition did not allow him to be transported to the isolation hospital in Marsa Matrouh.