Egyptian Health Minister

Egypt to send 500K coronavirus vaccine doses to Palestinian Authority on Sunday

Fri, 18 Feb 2022 - 02:42 GMT

So far, the State of Palestine has reported 565,656 coronavirus infections and over 5,000 related deaths.

Egypt obtained 132 million coronavirus vaccine doses, set 1,393 centres for vaccination

Mon, 17 Jan 2022 - 10:20 GMT

In a Cabinet meeting, Abdel Ghaffar noted that 500,000 booster vaccine shots have been administered in Egypt to priority groups.

Number of coronavirus vaccine doses in Egypt to reach 70 million by end of October: Min.

Sat, 16 Oct 2021 - 06:36 GMT

Egypt’s Health Minister Hala Zayed said the country by the end of October will be having a total of 70 million coronavirus vaccine doses in all.

Individuals in Egypt to be administered COVID-19 booster a year after vaccination: Ministry

Sat, 16 Oct 2021 - 04:49 GMT

Egypt’s Health Ministry said individuals will receive a booster coronavirus vaccine jab a year or more after receiving the vaccine.

Egypt to start vaccinating high school students against coronavirus within month

Mon, 04 Oct 2021 - 09:09 GMT

Egypt will start vaccinating high school (secondary school) students against coronavirus within a month, Minister of Health Hala Zayed said in remarks to media on Sunday.

Egypt's total number of coronavirus vaccine doses surpasses 33.6 million: health minister

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 - 12:07 GMT

Egypt’s Health Minister Hala Zayed said the country has received a total of 33.657 million doses of AstraZeneca, Sinovac, Sinopharm, Sputnik V and Johnson & Johnson vaccines.

1.6 million of administrative apparatus employees inoculated against COVID-19: Health minister

Thu, 02 Sep 2021 - 12:43 GMT

Health and Population Minister Hala Zayed revealed that 1.6 million of State's administrative apparatus personnel were vaccinated against coronavirus

Egypt ready to meet Lebanese health sector requirements, provide Lebanon with COVID-19 vaccine doses: minister

Wed, 01 Sep 2021 - 10:08 GMT

Zayed also affirmed Egypt’s readiness to provide coronavirus vaccine doses to the Lebanese people after Egypt achieves self-sufficiency in this regard, a statement by the Egyptian Health Ministry read.

Photos: Egypt sends 1st million Sinovac/VACSERA doses to vaccination centers

Wed, 25 Aug 2021 - 05:20 GMT

Egypt’s Health Minister Hala Zayed announced on Wednesday the reception of the first million doses of the Sinovac vaccine manufactured locally after finishing evaluation tests.

Egypt plans to produce 80 million vaccine doses in 2021: minister

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 - 02:09 GMT

In a Cabinet meeting on Wednesday, Zayed explained the quantities of the raw material set to be exported to Egypt to produce more Sinovac vaccine doses.

Egypt to start treating 10 muscular atrophy cases as per president’s directives

Sat, 03 Jul 2021 - 09:04 GMT

The treatment will be carried out through the most expensive drug worldwide, Zayed said in press remarks, which costs $2-3 million per dose.

Egypt allocates 165 ambulances, 11 hospitals to transfer, receive injured Palestinians from Gaza

Mon, 17 May 2021 - 05:33 GMT

The ministry has allocated 165 ambulances to transfer the injured Palestinians, including 50 equipped with intensive care units and ventilators.

Egypt’s health minister reveals 5 governorates with highest rates of coronavirus infections

Wed, 28 Apr 2021 - 02:57 GMT

In a Cabinet meeting, Zayed said 5,845 coronavirus cases have been recorded this week compared to only 1,248 on the same week last year.

Egypt’s health minister: 3rd coronavirus wave sees 10% surge in cases worldwide

Sat, 24 Apr 2021 - 12:36 GMT

She affirming that the surge in cases this month was expected as it coincides with religious occasions, including Ramadan, and related social activities that help the virus to spread.

Egypt to receive 4.5M coronavirus vaccine doses until end of May through COVAX

Fri, 16 Apr 2021 - 09:37 GMT

Zayed said Egypt has contracted with China’s Sinopharm to receive 20 million vaccine doses

Egypt’s health minister urges citizens to adhere to preventive measures against coronavirus during Ramadan

Thu, 08 Apr 2021 - 07:26 GMT

At a press conference she held Thursday to review the developments of the epidemiological situation of the coronavirus in Egypt, Zayed urged citizens to drink more water during Ramadan.

Large quantity of coronavirus vaccine to arrive in Egypt within days: health official

Wed, 24 Mar 2021 - 09:10 GMT

This comes as Health Minister Hala Zayed said Egypt is expected to receive 5 million AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine doses by the end of this month and another 3 million doses by May.

In pics: Egypt receives new 300,000 Sinopharm coronavirus vaccine doses

Sat, 20 Mar 2021 - 08:17 GMT

The new shipment adds to 350,000 Sinopharm doses already imported by Egypt over the recent months, including 300,000 doses also as a gift.

Egyptian doctors showed efficiency, dedication in facing coronavirus pandemic: health minister

Thu, 18 Mar 2021 - 08:25 GMT

Speaking at the 43rd anniversary of the Egyptian Doctor’s Day, Zayed said doctors bravely sacrificed themselves to fight the pandemic, despite all hardships.

In pics: Cairo receives 7 people injured in Sudanese Revolution for treatment

Thu, 11 Mar 2021 - 11:48 GMT

Health Minister Hala Zayed said the ministry’s hospitals is set to receive 33 injured Sudanese people in succession.