Egypt’s adviser to the President for Health Affairs, Muhamad Awad Tag El Din, said that Covid-19 deaths in the country had reached zero.
Egypt’s Health and Population Minister Khaled Abdel Ghaffar reviewed during a cabinet meeting on Wednesday a report on the latest developments on the spread of coronavirus and monkeypox at the local and global levels.
Speaking to ETC TV channel, he reiterated on Tuesday that all citizens need to get Covid-19 vaccinations and adopt all precautionary measures.
The seasonal influenza vaccine reduces the chances of contracting the disease and protects against complications
The Serbian previously said he was prepared to miss Grand Slam tournaments that require participating players to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
That is in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO).
Advisor to the President for health affairs, Mohamed Awad Taj El-Din said, Thursday that COVID-19 expected to become more like a flu by the end of 2022, which remains with us, but does not cause complications, and easily controlled.
Egypt has introduced a new treatment protocol to treat people with COVID amid the emergence of new rapidly spreading mutant, which is the BA.4 and BA.5.
Dr. Hossam Hosni said in press statements, that the benefit of the vaccine is that it prevents complications during infection, and also reduce the symptoms to be mild and moderate, which is easy to treat and recover from quickly.
US President Joe Biden tested positive for COVID-19 for the first time Thursday morning, his office said.
He added that there is no need at present to transform hospitals into isolation centers.
He added that a number of countries had re-imposed precautionary measures after canceling them due to the rapid hike of Covid-19 cases.
The Cabinet declared Monday that month-on-month inflation dropped for the first time in six months in spite of the continuing repercussions of the Russia-Ukraine War.
Hossam Abdel Ghaffar, a spokesman for the Ministry of Health and Population, said in press statements that acquiring the anti-COVID vaccination is the most important tool in preventing the virus globally, adding that all vaccinations are safe.
He called on citizens to vaccinate quickly and obtain booster doses, while continuing to apply precautionary measures against the epidemic.
The Ministry of Health and Population confirmed that Egypt is completely free of monkeypox, and no cases of infection or suspected infection with the disease have been recorded.
He explained that only 17 percent received COVID vaccination in Africa, due to the lack of availability despite the abundance of funds, adding that it is very important to settle vaccines manufacturing in the continent.
The vaccination of citizens with the third and fourth booster doses depends on the epidemiological situation in the phase to come, he said in televised remarks on Monday.
The Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population announced Saturday that the average number of daily infections with the Corona virus reached eight, during the past week, as part of the necessary monitoring conducted by the ministry according to the guidelines of the World Health Organization (WHO).
Abdel Ghaffar said psychiatric treatment has been offered to patients in 166,307 visits to outpatient clinics throughout the country.