Egypt: COVID-19 vaccination mandatory for those above 18 yrs

Sun, 26 Dec 2021 - 09:15 GMT

The compulsory vaccination decision was among a set of rules taken by the supreme committee responsible for managing the coronavirus crisis on Saturday, the statement said.

Cabinet: 49.1% of Egyptians support Covid-19 jabbing to children from 12 to 17 years

Sun, 19 Dec 2021 - 11:36 GMT

The poll, conducted on a sample of adults over the age of 18, revealed that that they approve the vaccination of children in light of the cabinet's approval to jab such age category and amid wide-spread vaccination all over the world.

Egypt: No decision taken on vaccinating pregnant, breastfeeding women against COVID-19

Sun, 21 Nov 2021 - 01:55 GMT

All vaccines are similar when it comes to the side effects but vary in terms of effectiveness.

Crime of forging COVID-19 vaccination certificate punishable up by 3-10 imprisonment

Thu, 18 Nov 2021 - 12:08 GMT

The use of the forged vaccination certificate is a mother crime that is punishable by imprisonment in accordance with the Penal Code.

41 M citizens vaccinated against COVID-19 so far: Health Ministry

Thu, 18 Nov 2021 - 11:39 GMT

This number stands for those who are fully vaccinated and those who administered one dose, he said, adding that this number is expected to increase before the end of the year.

Almost 40 million people in Egypt received coronavirus vaccine: Health Ministry spox

Mon, 15 Nov 2021 - 09:09 GMT

Egypt has vaccinated almost 40 million people against coronavirus since the start of its vaccination campaign, Health Ministry Spokesman Hossam Abdel Ghaffar told media on Sunday.

Egypt to receive 27 M doses of COVID-19 vaccines in three weeks: Acting Health Minister

Fri, 05 Nov 2021 - 07:16 GMT

Egypt has so far received 72 million doses of the new Coronavirus vaccines, he said.

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.

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.

UK recognizes Egyptian vaccination certificates of travelers

Fri, 08 Oct 2021 - 03:31 GMT

Starting from Monday, the 11th of October, the traveler will no longer have to be self-isolated or in quarantine, he said, adding that no PRC tests are required anymore before leaving Egypt.

Students who did not receive COVID-19 vaccine will not enter campuses: Higher Education Spox

Sat, 02 Oct 2021 - 11:55 GMT

Egypt started last week receiving students of university and high institutes to be vaccinated against coronavirus ahead of the new academic year scheduled to begin on 9 October.

No entry without vaccination proof: Ain Shams Univ. issues anti-COVID instructions ahead of academic year

Fri, 01 Oct 2021 - 10:57 GMT

As the new academic year kicks off in the coming days, universities across Egypt heighten their anti-COVID instructions, atop of which a warning that no students will be allowed entry without vaccination proof.

Egypt to launch new mobile app to track vaccination status among citizens

Fri, 01 Oct 2021 - 08:01 GMT

The Ministry of health will launch a mobile application to reveal the status of vaccination among citizens, recording the number of those who received the doses and those who did not.

COVID infection rates climbs as Egypt registers 741 new coronavirus cases Thursday

Fri, 01 Oct 2021 - 07:07 GMT

The Ministry of Health announced on Thursday that 741 new coronavirus cases were registered, raising the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 304,524.

Egypt receives over 100K doses of COVID-19 vaccine AstraZeneca from Poland

Thu, 30 Sep 2021 - 01:23 GMT

“The donation of vaccines to Egypt is an expression of solidarity with an important Polish partner in North Africa,” the statement said.

Egypt’s COVID-19 recovery rate reaches 84.3%

Sun, 19 Sep 2021 - 12:40 GMT

Egypt recorded on Saturday 637 coronavirus infections, and 16 deaths as well as 711 recoveries at isolation hospitals.

Egypt receives more than 564K doses of COVID-19 vaccine AstraZeneca from France

Sun, 19 Sep 2021 - 12:34 GMT

The shipment was given to Egypt in two batches on Friday and Saturday, said the Egyptian Ministry of Health Spokesperson Khaled Megahed in the statement.

14.9M people registered for COVID-19 vaccines so far: Egypt’s Health Ministry

Sun, 19 Sep 2021 - 12:18 GMT

A total of 13.4 million doses were administered to citizens so far.

Egypt to receive 3.5M doses of COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca, 1.6M shots of Pfizer this week

Sun, 19 Sep 2021 - 11:04 GMT

These shipments of vaccines will be provided in travel vaccination centers, the ministry added.

Photos: Egypt sends 1st million Sinovac/VACSERA doses to vaccination centers

Wed, 25 Aug 2021 - 05:20 GMT

Egypt’s Health Minister Hala Zayed announced on Wednesday the reception of the first million doses of the Sinovac vaccine manufactured locally after finishing evaluation tests.