Egypt's Presidential Adviser says 'vaccinating citizens with 3rd, 4th doses depends on epidemiological situtaion'

Tue, 31 May 2022 - 10:47 GMT

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.

Egypt's acting health minister: COVID-19 deaths down 44% last week

Tue, 29 Mar 2022 - 12:09 GMT

He said the number of isolation hospitals admissions declined by 50 percent last week a matter that refers to the decrease in the number of patients.

Egypt reports 2,009 new coronavirus cases, 58 fatalities

Mon, 21 Feb 2022 - 10:53 GMT

Spokesman for the Health Ministry Hossam Abdel Ghaffar said 58 patients have died from the virus over the past 24 hours, raising the death toll to 23,752.

Omicron to be ‘predominant mutant’ until Jan. 2022 end: Health Ministry

Tue, 28 Dec 2021 - 01:14 GMT

Egyptian Ministry of Health announced that the Omicron mutant will most likely be the predominant mutant around the world with regard to infection cases with COVID-19 until the end of January 2022.

Egypt runs tests on AstraZeneca anti-Omicron drug before permitting its use

Tue, 21 Dec 2021 - 11:30 GMT

It has the form of an injection whose effect lasts between six months and a year.

EgyptAir resumes direct flights with Toronto after Canada lifts travel ban

Sat, 18 Dec 2021 - 10:58 GMT

National flag carrier EgyptAir announced the resumption of its direct flights with Toronto as of next Tuesday after Canada announced lifting travel ban 10 African states, including Egypt.

Countering corruption in health sector ‘priority’ after pandemic: experts at COSP conference

Tue, 14 Dec 2021 - 01:37 GMT

The Egyptian Red Sea resort city of Sharm el -Sheikh hosts the ninth Conference of States Parties (COSP) to the UN Convention against Corruption, which tackles the issue of recovering from COVID-19 pandemic with integrity.

Precautionary measures, vaccination mechanisms to face Omicron, says Egypt's presidential adviser

Sat, 04 Dec 2021 - 01:52 GMT

“The variants of the Covid-19 will be a lot in the coming period,” presidential adviser for health affairs Awad Tag Eddin told Sada El Balad TV.

Egypt's gov't dismisses reports on school, universities suspension over Covid-19 variant concerns

Wed, 01 Dec 2021 - 07:16 GMT

The Cabinet Media Center denied reports on closure of schools and universities nationwide for fear of spread of Covid-19 variant Omicron.

COVID infection peak to decline by mid-November: Egypt’s Health Ministry

Wed, 03 Nov 2021 - 02:25 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population revealed a relative increase in the number of daily infections with Corona, stressing that the whole world is witnessing the same increase.

PM: President Sisi supports efforts to localize vaccine industry in Egypt

Mon, 01 Nov 2021 - 12:27 GMT

About 72 million doses of the vaccine had been received, 38 million of which had been administered, the minister said, noting about 34 million doses are available.

Presidential adviser says 'Egypt vaccinated 18M citizens against Covid-19 so far'

Sun, 17 Oct 2021 - 09:26 GMT

Speaking to On E TV channel, he reiterated on Saturday that the manufacturing of some 60 million doses of anti-coronavirus vaccines is set to be completed by late October.

Egypt reports 869 new coronavirus cases, 38 fatalities on Friday

Sat, 16 Oct 2021 - 11:46 GMT

38 patients have died from the virus over the past 24 hours, raising the death toll to 17,884.

Egypt registers 680 new coronavirus cases, 38 deaths on Sunday

Mon, 27 Sep 2021 - 12:13 GMT

38 patients have died from the virus over the past 24 hours, raising the death toll to 17,187.

Egypt's PM launches campaign to encourage citizens to register COVID-19 vaccination

Wed, 15 Sep 2021 - 11:41 GMT

The campaign is in line with President Abdel Fattah El Sisi's directives to expand vaccine access, the health minister said.

Egypt's Largest vaccine factory to be inaugurated by end of 2021: VACSERA head

Wed, 25 Aug 2021 - 09:21 GMT

President of the Holding Company for Biological Products and Vaccines "Vacsera" Dr. Heba Wali, revealed the details of the Egyptian Medicines Authority's approval of the Vacsera-Sinovac vaccine, adding that by the end of this year, the largest vaccine factory will be inaugurated.

Minister discloses number of tourists visiting Egypt monthly during COVID-19 pandemic

Mon, 12 Jul 2021 - 01:07 GMT

On the other hand, Anany noted that the number of tourists from other countries – that were not major exporters of tourists to Egypt - has risen.

Egypt reports 782 new coronavirus cases, 47 fatalities in 24 hours

Tue, 08 Jun 2021 - 11:42 GMT

47 patients have died from the virus over the past 24 hours, raising the death toll to 15,399.

Egypt detects 1,169 new coronavirus cases, 53 fatalities Tuesday

Wed, 19 May 2021 - 10:48 GMT

53 patients have died from the virus over the past 24 hours, raising the death toll to 14,441.

Egypt takes measures to prevent spread of Indian COVID mutation after reported cases in Mideast

Tue, 11 May 2021 - 02:33 GMT

Egypt has begun taking measures to prevent the spread of this fierce strain, according to Taj el-Din.