The ministry said 46 people died from the virus during the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 4,774.
Health Minister Hala Zayed said medicine was given to 38,328 coronavirus patients under house isolation in various governorates from the end of May until Thursday, July 30.
This comes a month after the Egyptian Drug Authority earlier announced signing a deal with AstraZeneca to supply the country with the Oxford University's vaccine.
Essam’s remarks come shortly before the European Commission announced on Friday granting conditional approval for antiviral Remdesivir for coronavirus treatment. Egypt has already started to produce the drug.
Egypt’s 23-year old drug manufacturer Eva Pharma announced starting producing antiviral <b>Remdesivir</b> as the first expected therapy for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), Reuters reported.