Speaking to ETC satellite TV channel on Monday evening, Tag Eddin warned of active respiratory viruses during winter, noting that chest disease hospital nationwide offer treatment and testing services, as well as the flu and Covid-19 vaccines.
Spokesman for the ministry Hossam Abdel Ghaffar said the minister will tour the quarantine department at Sharm El Sheikh International Airport and a number of health facilities in the Red Sea resort city.
Speaking to ETC TV channel, he reiterated on Tuesday that all citizens need to get Covid-19 vaccinations and adopt all precautionary measures.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
It has the form of an injection whose effect lasts between six months and a year.
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.
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.
“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.
The Cabinet Media Center denied reports on closure of schools and universities nationwide for fear of spread of Covid-19 variant Omicron.
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.
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.