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Egypt's COVID-19 recovery rate hits 92.3%

Mon, 26 Oct 2020 - 11:42 GMT

The Ministry said that 143 new coronavirus cases were detected, raising the number of infections since the outbreak of the virus to 106540 cases.

Asian Football Confederation cancels AFC Cup due to COVID-19 pandemic

Thu, 10 Sep 2020 - 12:04 GMT

This year's edition of the AFC Cup, Asia's second-tier club competition, has been cancelled amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sisi directs flexible paths to achieve economic cohesion in light of coronavirus pandemic

Wed, 19 Aug 2020 - 08:39 GMT

Sisi also directed to continue working on the continuous improvement of economic and financial indicators, especially inflation and employment rates, as well as increasing GDP growth rates, according to a presidential statement.

JP Morgan praises Egyptian economy performance amid pandemic: Finance Ministry

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 - 02:18 GMT

“Egypt has retained the confidence of all three international evaluation institutions, Standard & Poor's, Moody's, and Fitch, during one of the most difficult periods of the global economy,” the American bank stated.

China studies engaging Egypt in COVID-19 vaccine project

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 - 12:07 GMT

China has already started vaccinating members of the Chinese Armed Forces with the newly developed vaccine.

Cairo Airport operates 113 int’l, domestic flights Thursday

Fri, 03 Jul 2020 - 08:46 GMT

A total of 58 flights are expected to depart the airport heading to different destinations and carrying 5,218 passengers.

Mexico alerts record number of new daily COVID-19 cases

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 - 07:33 GMT

The deputy health minister said late on Tuesday there were an additional 3,891 cases and 470 more deaths.

Interview: Egypt’s structural reform to help economy rebound after COVID-19 – WB’s Marina Wes

Thu, 21 May 2020 - 03:30 GMT

"Egypt will grow around 2 percent, as on the eve of the pandemic Egypt had a high growth rate. It was 5.6 percent in the first half of the last fiscal year," said World Bank’s Country Director Marina Wes.

Egypt, Spain discuss coronavirus efforts, Turkey’s role in Libya

Thu, 14 May 2020 - 03:17 GMT

Top Egyptian diplomat has condemned Turkey’s role in supplying militias in Libya with weapons and sending terrorists to Syria, saying it endangers the security and stability of the region and undermines Berlin talks.

‘Beyond Europe’: Germany, France back Egypt’s efforts to face coronavirus

Mon, 04 May 2020 - 01:47 GMT

German and French ambassadors praised the Egyptian people’s “sense of responsibility” who have followed the social rules to prevent coronavirus infection.

Al-Azhar Sheikh says proud of Muslim-Christian ties in Egypt

Sun, 19 Apr 2020 - 04:06 GMT

“This good people sets the most wonderful example to solidarity and cohesion in critical moments.”

Egyptian businessman Sawiris announces 50% salary cut over pandemic

Mon, 06 Apr 2020 - 07:29 GMT

Egyptian businessman Naguib Sawiris said Monday that he will take austerity measures due to the negative impact caused by novel Coronavirus.

Egypt records 103 COVID-19 cases, 7 deaths

Sun, 05 Apr 2020 - 07:25 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Health recorded Sunday 103 positive cases for novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and 7 deaths.

2020 Resolutions Revamp: What a Pandemic Lockdown is Teaching me About Life

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 - 10:23 GMT

Supposedly, 2020 was going to be my year of relaunch, but alas has the world as we know it has changed, perhaps forever!

Coronavirus cases in Egypt rise to 109: PM

Sat, 14 Mar 2020 - 05:29 GMT

The Prime Minister asked the Ministry of Interior to shut down all educational centers, which are being used for private tutoring, across the nation.

Jordan, Sudan suspend flights to Egypt due to coronavirus

Sat, 14 Mar 2020 - 09:32 GMT

The Egyptian company, hereby, canceled its flights to Khartoum as of Saturday until further notice, calling on the clients to adjust their bookings.

21 Egyptian nationals infected with coronavirus in Saudi Arabia

Thu, 12 Mar 2020 - 12:43 GMT

The new cases increased the number of infected people in the kingdom to 45 cases, the statement said.

Coronavirus disease declared as pandemic: WHO

Thu, 12 Mar 2020 - 11:17 GMT

“In the days and weeks ahead, we expect to see the number of cases, the number of deaths, and the number of affected countries climb even higher," said WHO Director-General.

World Bank raises $500 mn with 'pandemic bonds'

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 - 09:01 GMT

The World Bank raised $500 million to finance rapid response to disease outbreaks

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