Coronavirus

Egypt starts examining 1 million AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccines delivered from Argentina

Fri, 14 Jan 2022 - 09:49 GMT

This comes within the state's plan to diversify and expand the provision of coronavirus vaccines, in order to preserve the state's gains in addressing the pandemic.

Egypt reports over 1,000 daily coronavirus cases for first time in 7 months

Fri, 14 Jan 2022 - 09:31 GMT

Egypt reported on Thursday over 1,000 new coronavirus cases for the first time since May 30, according to figures released by the Ministry of Health.

Egypt books 70K of new anti-COVID drug, starts manufacturing Favipiravir

Thu, 13 Jan 2022 - 12:21 GMT

The head of the Scientific Committee to Combat Corona at the Ministry of Health Hossam Hosni, revealed that Egypt has booked 70,000 doses of the new Pfizer drug “Paxilovide,” which is used to treat moderate cases.

WYF testifies to Egypt's ability to handle Covid-19 pandemic: Presidential adviser

Tue, 11 Jan 2022 - 11:07 GMT

Thanks to the country's professional handling of the crisis, the pandemic did not affect the production process in Egypt, he noted.

Egypt to manufacture medicines that help reduce COVID-19 symptoms

Mon, 10 Jan 2022 - 08:39 GMT

Egypt would start producing COVID-19 drug this month, stressing that these drugs, with adopting preventive measures and vaccines that represent the main and basic prevention in limiting the disease.

Egypt’s 4th edition of World Youth Forum kicks off in Sharm el Sheikh

Mon, 10 Jan 2022 - 09:34 GMT

Egypt’s 4th edition of the World Youth Forum [WYF] kicked off, Monday with the participation of Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al Sisi and Lebanon’s Prime Minster Najib Mikati.

Egypt’s first-ever female judge Tahani al-Gebali passes away at age of 72 because of Coronavirus

Sun, 09 Jan 2022 - 11:17 GMT

Gebali was the first-ever woman to assume one of the highest judicial positions in Egypt’s history. She was born on 20 November 1950. She graduated from the faculty of Law at Al-Mansoura University in 1973. She was known for her opposition to the banned group of the Muslim Brotherhood.

Egypt receives one million doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

Sat, 08 Jan 2022 - 09:17 GMT

The third shipment comes in light of the state’s plan and its keenness to provide all types of vaccines to citizens, to enhance societal immunity against the virus and its variants, Abdel-Ghaffar added.

EgyptAir operates exceptional flight to bring home Egyptian travelers stranded in Casablanca

Fri, 07 Jan 2022 - 11:27 GMT

On December 24, 2021, the Moroccan authorities have extended the suspension of commercial flights to and from Morocco until January 31, 2022, as part of the Kingdom's efforts to curb the spread of the Coronavirus, especially the "Omicron" mutant.

Robots, self-sterilization gates to be used at Egypt's World Youth Forum to ensure safety of participants against COVID-19

Fri, 07 Jan 2022 - 11:08 GMT

The WYF administration has also taken all precautionary and preventive measures in cooperation with state agencies and specialized private sector companies to ensure the safety of all participants.

Egyptian Evangelical Church’s bells ring ahead of Christmas in the presence of 400 Muslims

Wed, 05 Jan 2022 - 07:35 GMT

Cairo Governor Khaled Abdel Aal, many political and popular leaders, Senate and House members, and a delegation from Al-Azhar and the Ministry of Endowments, as well as intellectuals and media men have been present.

Egypt reports 723 new coronavirus cases, 20 deaths

Tue, 04 Jan 2022 - 10:48 GMT

The Health Ministry said Monday that 723 new coronavirus infections were detected, upping the total number of confirmed cases reported in Egypt since the beginning of the outbreak to 387,882.

FT: Omicron surge and winter storms stall return to work in US

Tue, 04 Jan 2022 - 10:44 GMT

Surging Covid-19 infections and winter storms stalled America’s return to work on Monday, stranding airline passengers and leaving many offices, trading floors, schools and colleges empty after the Christmas and New Year break.

Egypt records 83.3% recovery rate from COVID-19 in isolation hospitals

Mon, 03 Jan 2022 - 02:42 GMT

The recovery rate from the coronavirus (COVID-19) at Egyptian isolation hospitals has reached 83.3 percent, after the number of people recovering from the virus increased to 321,568 cases, according to the Ministry of Health's statement.

Egypt reports 801 coronavirus cases, 29 deaths on Sunday: Health Ministry

Mon, 03 Jan 2022 - 09:00 GMT

In a statement, Spokesman for the Health Ministry Hossam Abdel Ghaffar said 29 patients have died from the virus over the past 24 hours, raising the death toll to 21,797.

Coronavirus cases, deaths continue to rise globally

Sun, 02 Jan 2022 - 08:25 GMT

In Europe, France recorded 219,126 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, upping the total cases to 10,191,926 and deaths to 123,851 after reporting 110 new deaths.

Egypt still in fourth wave of coronavirus pandemic: medical source

Sun, 02 Jan 2022 - 07:57 GMT

“It is not possible to talk about the fifth wave currently," said Dr Jihan Al-Assal, Vice-President of the Scientific Committee to Combat Coronavirus.

Egypt receives additional 1.5 million doses of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine from US

Sun, 02 Jan 2022 - 07:41 GMT

"With today’s delivery, the United States has now provided over 16 million doses of Coronavirus vaccines to Egypt” US Chargé d’Affaires, Nicole Shampaine said.

Egypt reports 847 coronavirus cases, 25 deaths on Friday: Health Ministry

Sat, 01 Jan 2022 - 08:01 GMT

As many as 539 patients were discharged from isolation hospitals after receiving necessary medical care, taking the number of recovered cases to 320,563 so far, the spokesman said.

Egypt reports 871 coronavirus cases, 32 deaths on Thursday: Health Ministry

Fri, 31 Dec 2021 - 09:36 GMT

In a statement, Spokesman for the Health Ministry Hossam Abdel Ghaffar said 32 patients have died from the virus over the past 24 hours, raising the death toll to 21,727.

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