Up to 500 Egyptian citizen have received messages to get their third [booster] dose of against COVID-19 according to spokesperson of the Health Ministry Hossam Abdel Ghaffar.
The Japanese government announced, Friday that it will provide Egypt with AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccines via COVAX.
European Commissioner for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Olivér Várhelyi reiterated the EU’s commitment to support the Egyptian response to the coronavirus pandemic, state’s news agency MENA reported.
Cairo International Airport received on Saturday 1,611,090 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine provided by the US government.
Early 2021, Egypt received 2,623,200 shots of the AstraZeneca vaccine through COVAX, according to a statement issued by the United Nations (UN) on May 31, 2021.
Egypt’s Health and Population Minister Hala Zayed announced, Wednesday finalizing all needed documents as a final step to receive the shipment of two Covid-19 vaccines [AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson], which will arrive in Egypt next week.
The recovery rate from the coronavirus (COVID-19) at Egyptian isolation hospitals has reached 74.4 percent, after the number of people recovering from the virus increased to 176763 cases, according to the Ministry of Health's statement.
Egypt will receive a total of 4.9 million coronavirus vaccine doses this month, Health Minister Hala Zayed said on Wednesday, amid Egypt’s suffering from a surge in coronavirus cases.
This comes as part of 40 million doses set to reach Egypt in succession through COVAX
The country started its vaccination campaign in January, providing vaccine so far to thousands of medical workers, people suffering from chronic diseases and elderly.