Egypt has received 150 million coronavirus vaccine doses so far: Health ministry

Fri, 01 Apr 2022 - 08:41 GMT

Egypt has so far secured a total of 150 million doses of eight different coronavirus vaccines since the start of the pandemic, Spokesman for the Ministry of Health Hossam Abdel Ghaffar said.

Over 800K citizens received coronavirus vaccine booster shots in Egypt: Health Ministry

Thu, 17 Feb 2022 - 09:34 GMT

As many as 29,305,504 people were fully vaccinated so far, the ministry said, adding that 38,839,210 people received their first coronavirus vaccine shot.

Photos: Egypt receives over 2.3 million Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca vaccine doses

Sun, 26 Dec 2021 - 07:30 GMT

The shipment, delivered at Cairo International Airport, included 1,501,110 Pfizer doses, 462,000 Moderna doses, and 352,800 AstraZeneca doses.

Egypt obtained 73 million doses of 8 coronavirus vaccines: Health Ministry

Mon, 15 Nov 2021 - 11:31 GMT

Egypt has received 73 million doses of eight different coronavirus vaccines, Health Ministry Spokesman Hossam Abdel-Ghaffar said on Monday.

Pfizer vaccine to not be administered in Egypt schools due to storage conditions: Health Ministry

Wed, 03 Nov 2021 - 08:53 GMT

Schools in Egypt will not receive the BioNTech/Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine due to storage conditions, Health Ministry Spokesman Khaled Megahed said on Wednesday.

Pics: Egypt introduces vaccine passport app instead of paper QR code certificates

Wed, 03 Nov 2021 - 07:42 GMT

Egypt officially introduced on Wednesday Egypt Health Passport, an app on Google Play that allows citizens to prove they were vaccinated against coronavirus before traveling abroad.

Individuals in Egypt to be administered COVID-19 booster a year after vaccination: Ministry

Sat, 16 Oct 2021 - 04:49 GMT

Egypt’s Health Ministry said individuals will receive a booster coronavirus vaccine jab a year or more after receiving the vaccine.

1.6 million Pfizer vaccine doses coming to Egypt as gift: US Embassy

Thu, 30 Sep 2021 - 01:47 GMT

The doses come as “part of our commitment to defeat the pandemic,” the embassy said in a tweet

Egypt plans to produce 80 million vaccine doses in 2021: minister

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 - 02:09 GMT

In a Cabinet meeting on Wednesday, Zayed explained the quantities of the raw material set to be exported to Egypt to produce more Sinovac vaccine doses.

Egypt to receive 500K Sinopharm vaccine doses next week, total stands at 2.5M: minister

Wed, 09 Jun 2021 - 11:26 GMT

Half a million doses of the Chinese Sinovac vaccine will also arrive during June

Egypt expected to receive 854K coronavirus vaccine doses starting Wednesday

Tue, 30 Mar 2021 - 06:43 GMT

The country started its vaccination campaign in January, providing vaccine so far to thousands of medical workers, people suffering from chronic diseases and elderly.

Egypt will receive 300K doses of Chinese coronavirus vaccine

Thu, 11 Feb 2021 - 04:21 GMT

Egypt has received 100,000 doses so far.