COVID

Egypt reserves 10 million doses of Russia’s coronavirus vaccine: reports

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 - 09:04 GMT

Egypt has become the 34th country outside of Russia and third in North Africa to approve the Russian vaccine

Egypt’s Minister of Finance Mohamed Maait tests positive for Coronavirus

Thu, 18 Feb 2021 - 08:15 GMT

Egypt’s Minister of Finance Mohamed Maait tested positive for Coronavirus, Thursday.

Egypt approves emergency use of AstraZeneca vaccine

Mon, 01 Feb 2021 - 09:41 GMT

Egypt has approved the emergency use of Chinese sinopharm vaccine and the UK- AstraZeneca vaccine according to Minster of Health Hala Zayed.

Health Ministry reassures on COVID-19 vaccine: Effective and not obligatory

Sat, 30 Jan 2021 - 12:50 GMT

Egypt’s Ministry of Health sent a message of reassurance after members of medical staff at isolation hospitals refused to receive the Chinese COVID-19 vaccine Sinofarm.

Egypt’s coronavirus cases drop by 50% in a month: health minister

Fri, 22 Jan 2021 - 04:20 GMT

The number of coronavirus cases has dropped by 50 percent within a month, including those self-quarantining in homes, Health Minister Hala Zayed said.

Vaccination campaign to kick off in Egypt in January: presidential advisor

Fri, 22 Jan 2021 - 12:17 GMT

Egypt has negotiated with a number of companies developing vaccines, adding that vaccines of Pfizer and Oxford-AstraZeneca will soon be approved in Egypt.

Medical staff at Egyptian quarantine hospitals to receive coronavirus vaccine starting Sunday: officials

Fri, 22 Jan 2021 - 09:13 GMT

Coronavirus vaccine doses will be provided to the medical staff at quarantine hospitals starting Sunday, January 24, official sources at the Health Ministry told Egypt Today.

Travelers to Jordan required to show negative COVID test in prior: EgyptAir

Wed, 20 Jan 2021 - 11:59 GMT

EgyptAir said travelers to Jordan are required to have a negative COVID test (PCR) taken within three days prior to departure, with this decision being effective as of Wednesday.

16K fined for failing to wear a mask in public as police continue observing measures combating Covid-19

Tue, 19 Jan 2021 - 11:25 GMT

A total of 16,512 people have been apprehended for failing to wear a mask, only 205 of whom did not pay the fine of L.E. 50 and will be referred to the prosecution.

Egypt’s Church to celebrate Epiphany amid strict precautionary measures to face coronavirus

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 - 12:15 GMT

Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria expected to lead the Epiphany mass on Monday evening, amid strict precautionary measures and without any popular or attendance of audience due to coronavirus.

Egypt’s PM Madbouli reviews government achievements from 2018 to 2020 before 2021’s parliament

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 - 11:57 GMT

Egypt’s PM Mostafa Madboli explained in a speech before the newly-elected parliament, Monday the government achievements from 2018 to 2020.

EgyptAir: Travelers heading to UK, France obliged to provide negative PCR test

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 - 11:27 GMT

Egypt’s flag-carrier, EgyptAir has set new measures on flights heading to UK and France to protect travelers from contracting Coronavirus.

Villa vs Everton postponed due to COVID-19 concerns

Thu, 14 Jan 2021 - 12:30 GMT

Aston Villa's home match against Everton on Sunday has been postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak at the Midlands club.

Egypt’s Ministry of Health to launch COVID-19 vaccine registration website in 4 days

Mon, 11 Jan 2021 - 10:48 GMT

Egypt’s Ministry of Health will officially launch a website for COVID-19 registration vaccine within three or four days according to Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health Mohamed Abdel Fattah.

Egypt reports 1,359 new coronavirus cases, 61 deaths

Mon, 28 Dec 2020 - 10:43 GMT

The Health Ministry announced that Egypt registered 1,359 new coronavirus cases on Monday, raising the total number of confirmed cases thusfar to 133,900.

EgyptAir to operate flights from KSA to Cairo

Mon, 28 Dec 2020 - 10:31 GMT

National flag carrier EgyptAir announced, Monday, operating number of flights from Saudi Arabia to Cairo as of Tuesday, December 29, in accordance with the new travel instructions announced by the Kingdom’s authorities.

Egypt reports over 1K new coronavirus cases for the 1st time since July

Thu, 24 Dec 2020 - 10:35 GMT

The Egyptian Health Ministry reported 1,021 new coronavirus cases and 51 deaths.

Egypt sends medical aid, food supplies to Mali amid pandemic

Thu, 24 Dec 2020 - 08:30 GMT

The aid comes while Egypt is officially facing a second wave of coronavirus.

Egypt follows up on stranded nationals abroad after flights' suspension over mutant COVID-19

Thu, 24 Dec 2020 - 02:21 GMT

A number of countries, including Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, announced closing their borders as part of precautionary measures to confront the emerging Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Egypt’s recovery rates of COVID-19 hit 84.8%

Tue, 22 Dec 2020 - 03:26 GMT

Ministry of Health announced that the recovery rates from Coronavirus pandemic at isolation hospitals hit 84.8 percent, after the total number of recovered cases have reached 107,162.

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