Covid 19

Health Ministry warns of neglecting COVID-19 precautionary measures

Mon, 26 Oct 2020 - 01:35 GMT

Egypt’s Health Ministry urged citizens to apply the preventive and precautionary measures against COVID-19, most importantly social distancing, to prevent further spread of the coronavirus throughout winter.

IMF executive director: all countries negatively impacted by coronavirus pandemic

Mon, 26 Oct 2020 - 12:34 GMT

​IMF is shouldering big responsibilities pertaining to increasing investments and following up the foreign debts worldwide, he explained.

Egypt's COVID-19 recovery rate hits 92.3%

Mon, 26 Oct 2020 - 11:42 GMT

The Ministry said that 143 new coronavirus cases were detected, raising the number of infections since the outbreak of the virus to 106540 cases.

No Covid-19 cases detected at polling stations during parliamentary election

Sun, 25 Oct 2020 - 05:08 GMT

No cases of Covid-19 have been detected at polling stations, and the anti-coronavirus measures are still being rigorously followed in the electoral process, spokesperson of the Local Development Ministry said Sunday.

Egypt records 170 new coronavirus cases, 10 deaths

Fri, 23 Oct 2020 - 11:21 GMT

Egypt’s Health Ministry announced, Friday, recording 170 new coronavirus cases, upping the total number of confirmed cases to 106,230.

Barca tie with Juve could see fans return, says regional government

Fri, 23 Oct 2020 - 01:45 GMT

Barcelona may be able to welcome some fans back for their Champions League tie against Juventus at the Camp Nou in December.

Egypt reports 123 new coronavirus cases, 10 deaths

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 - 10:11 GMT

Egypt's Health Ministry said early on Tuesday that 123 new coronavirus cases were detected, upping the total number of confirmed cases since the outbreak in the country began to 105,547.

Al-Mashat: Egypt’s issuance of first green bonds in the region opens new chapter for economic progress

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 - 04:08 GMT

Minister Rania Al Mashat states that Egypt’s mega infrastructure projects and issuance of the first green bonds in the region “contributing to a new chapter in Egypt’s economic progress”

Egypt reports 118 new coronavirus cases, 11 fatalities

Fri, 16 Oct 2020 - 07:27 GMT

Egypt's Health Ministry said early on Friday that 118 new coronavirus cases were detected, upping the total number of confirmed cases since the outbreak in the country began to 105,033.

Post-Covid-19 recovery to be infrastructure-led to achieve long-term transformation of economy

Thu, 15 Oct 2020 - 03:19 GMT

This came during Al-Mashat participation in the ‘Global Economic Prospects’ session as part of the annual meetings organized by the World Bank this week

Irrigation min. asserts importance of abiding by preventive measures against coronavirus during CWW

Thu, 15 Oct 2020 - 01:26 GMT

This came on Thursday during the final preparations for the activities of Cairo Water Week due on October 18-24 and which is held under the auspices of President Abdel Fattah El Sisi.

Penalty king Panenka discharged from Czech hospital

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 - 11:12 GMT

Panenka, famous for a cheeky penalty in the 1976 European Championship final which made his name part of football terminology, has been discharged from hospital.

Egypt reports 128 new coronavirus cases, 6 fatalities

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 - 11:06 GMT

In a statement, Spokesman for the Health Ministry Khaled Megahed said six patients have died from the virus over the past 24 hours, raising the death toll to 6,077.

Egypt's NIGSD holds 5th webinar on social, economic impacts of COVID-19 on African women

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 - 01:42 GMT

Meeting comes as part of institute's training efforts provided across Africa through training network of management institutes in Africa, says Hala El-Said

Blended financing to relieve debt Crisis for Developing Economies amid COVID-19: Al Mashat

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 - 01:26 GMT

Minister of International Cooperation and Governor of Egypt at the World Bank Group, Rania Al-Mashat, participated in the G24 Ministerial Meeting, as part of the annual World Bank meetings.

Egypt's Health Minister calls for free Covid-19 vaccine for low-income states, says medical staff to be prioritized

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 - 12:59 GMT

Minister of Health Hala Zayed has called on the World Health Organization to provide Covid-19 vaccines for free once proven effective for low-income countries and reasonable prices for medium-income countries.

98.4% of Egyptian families fully aware of COVID 19 symptoms

Mon, 12 Oct 2020 - 02:22 GMT

This came in a study on the impact of COVID 19 pandemic on the life of Egyptian family on Monday.

Trump's would have recovered faster from Covid-19 in Egypt: chairman of anti-coronavirus committee

Mon, 12 Oct 2020 - 10:43 GMT

U.S. President Donald Trump's "recovery rate from Covid-19 would have been faster if he had been treated in Egypt," chairman of the Scientific Committee to the Combat coronavirus has said.

Egypt records 129 COVID-19 cases, 12 deaths

Mon, 12 Oct 2020 - 03:20 GMT

The Health Ministry said Sunday that 129 new coronavirus cases were detected, upping the total number of confirmed cases to 104516.

Footballer Rashford honoured for school meals campaign

Sat, 10 Oct 2020 - 12:34 GMT

Footballer Marcus Rashford is among those to receive awards in Queen Elizabeth’s birthday honours.