Covid 19

Egypt records 129 COVID-19 cases, 26 deaths

Wed, 12 Aug 2020 - 10:07 GMT

Egypt recorded, Wednesday, 129 new coronavirus cases, upping the total number of confirmed cases to 95963.

Egypt’s PM Moustafa Madbouly thanks all parties involved in organizing 2020’s senate elections

Wed, 12 Aug 2020 - 03:17 GMT

Egypt’s Prime Minster Moustafa Madbouly Thanked all parties participated in organizing 2020’s senate elections, during a Cabinet video-conference meeting, Wednesday.

Egypt’s Health Ministry urges Senate voters to commit to COVID-19 precautionary measures

Wed, 12 Aug 2020 - 01:27 GMT

Egypt’s Ministry of Health urged all voters not to abandon their face masks during casting their ballots, Wednesday, in order to avoid spreading COVID-19 among citizens.

Egypt reports 174 COVID-19 cases, 26 deaths

Mon, 10 Aug 2020 - 11:09 GMT

Egypt recorded Monday 174 new coronavirus cases, upping the total number of confirmed cases to 95666.

Developments of COVID-19, Libya, Israeli-Palestinian conflict on UN Security Council Agenda in August

Mon, 10 Aug 2020 - 11:25 GMT

The United Nations Security Council announced discussing number of critical issues as part of August agenda, including the developments of ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Syria, Yemen, Guinea-Bissau and Somalia, as well as the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Egypt records 178 COVID-19 cases, 17 deaths

Sun, 09 Aug 2020 - 09:11 GMT

Egypt recorded Sunday 178 new coronavirus cases, upping the total number of confirmed cases to 95492.

Egypt disburses LE346M for regular workers affected by coronavirus

Sun, 09 Aug 2020 - 03:16 GMT

Saafan said in a statement Sunday, that the value of subsidies amounted to LE 346.806 million for about 299,530 working in 3,393 establishments affected by the emerging coronavirus pandemic, at a rate of 100 percent of the basic wage of workers.

Egypt records 141 new coronavirus cases, 20 deaths

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 - 11:36 GMT

Egypt recorded Friday 141 new coronavirus cases, upping the total number of confirmed cases to 95,147.

JP Morgan praises Egyptian economy performance amid pandemic: Finance Ministry

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 - 02:18 GMT

“Egypt has retained the confidence of all three international evaluation institutions, Standard & Poor's, Moody's, and Fitch, during one of the most difficult periods of the global economy,” the American bank stated.

Luxor General Hospital releases last 2 Covid-19 patients, celebrates end of quarantine, rejoining health insurance forces

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 - 12:56 GMT

Luxor General Hospital celebrated the release of the last two Covid-19 cases from the intensive care unit on Tuesday and braces for rejoining the regular healthcare system.

Yemen Airways thanks Egypt for no longer requiring health insurance from Yemeni travelers

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 - 12:37 GMT

Egypt no longer requires health insurance from Yemenis before traveling to Cairo to facilitate travel for the people who suffer humanitarian crises.

66K drivers apprehended for failing to wear a mask, 256 cafes closed after violating anti-coronavirus measures

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 - 02:07 GMT

A total of 256 cafes, 9 educational centers and 9,912 shops have been shut down due to violations of anti-Covid-19 measures, while 66,836 public transport drivers have been apprehended for failing to wear a mask.

Egypt's COVID-19 recovery rate hikes to 44.9 %: Health Min.

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 - 12:36 GMT

Statistics for the Ministry of Health and Population revealed, Monday that the recovery rates for people infected with coronavirus in quarantine hospitals have risen to 44.9 percent for the first time since the beginning of the crisis.

Egypt records 167 COVID-19 cases, 31 deaths

Sun, 02 Aug 2020 - 09:37 GMT

Egypt recorded Sunday 167new coronavirus cases, upping the total number of confirmed cases to 94483.

Egypt records 238 COVID-19 cases, 29 deaths

Sat, 01 Aug 2020 - 09:41 GMT

Egypt recorded Saturday 238 new coronavirus cases, upping the total number of confirmed cases to 94316.

Finance min.: Overall deficit decreased by 7.8% despite COVID-19

Wed, 29 Jul 2020 - 01:58 GMT

This came during a cabinet meeting that was held via the video conference to discuss the initial estimations of the financial performance of the 2019-20 fiscal year.

Caution still needed despite COVID-19 infections decline: presidential Health advisor

Wed, 29 Jul 2020 - 01:43 GMT

“Despite the notable decline in Coronavirus, COVID-19 infections in Egypt; the Caution, using face masks, and prevention of overcrowding should continue until we pass this stage safely”, presidential Health and Prevention Affairs advisorMohamed Awad Tag El-Din said.

2nd wave of COVID-19 expected in November, Egypt ready for all possible scenarios: official

Mon, 27 Jul 2020 - 08:56 GMT

A second wave of coronavirus (COVID-19) might be expected by next November in Egypt according to Head of the Health Ministry’s coronavirus (COVID-19) committee Hossam Hosny.

Egypt records 479 COVID-19 cases, 48 deaths

Mon, 27 Jul 2020 - 07:23 GMT

Egypt recorded Sunday 479 new coronavirus cases, upping the total number of confirmed cases to 92062.

Greater Cairo Library to hold seminar titled 'Corona and Bioterrorism' on July 28

Sun, 26 Jul 2020 - 02:38 GMT

The Greater Cairo Library, affiliated to the Cultural Production Sector, will hold a seminar to discuss "Corona and Bioterrorism" at 6 p.m. on July 28 at the library’s headquarters in Zamalek.