Coronavirus

Egypt's UN envoy hails 75th session debates over COVID-19

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 - 10:17 GMT

Egypt took part since the start of COVID-19 in many UN initiatives to deal with the pathogen impact.

Egypt reports 113 COVID-19 cases, 19 deaths

Tue, 22 Sep 2020 - 10:55 GMT

The Health Ministry said Tuesday that 113 new coronavirus cases were detected, upping the total number of confirmed cases to 102254.

Egypt witnesses decline in COVID-19 infections tally by 8.75% this week

Tue, 22 Sep 2020 - 12:14 GMT

Egypt has witnessed a decrease in the tally of Coronavirus infections this week by 8.75 percent compared to the week before, said Minister of Health Hala Zayed.

Egypt reports 126 new coronavirus cases, 17 fatalities

Mon, 21 Sep 2020 - 10:19 GMT

The Health Ministry said Monday that 126 new coronavirus cases were detected, upping the total number of confirmed cases to 102,141.

Egypt reports 115 new coronavirus cases, 20 fatalities

Mon, 21 Sep 2020 - 11:11 GMT

In a statement, Spokesman for the Health Ministry Khaled Megahed said 20 patients have died from the virus over the past 24 hours, raising the death toll to 5,770.

Egypt’s Coronavirus infection rate is stable: official

Sun, 20 Sep 2020 - 10:57 GMT

Coronavirus infections in Egypt have reached the stage of stabilization according to Hossam Hosni, head of the Ministry of Health's scientific committee to combat the coronavirus.

Egypt’s daily briefing on COVID-19: 128 new cases, 17deaths

Sun, 20 Sep 2020 - 08:22 GMT

According to the statement,17 patients have died from the virus over the past 24 hours, raising the death toll to 5,750.

UN Executive Secretary Praises Egypt's performance amid pandemic

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 - 06:54 GMT

Egyptian Minister of Finance Mohamed Maait had a virtual conference Saturday with the Executive Secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Africa Vera Songwe to discuss economic development in Egypt amid the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).

EgyptAir to operate 38 flights to 24 destinations Sunday

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 - 10:50 GMT

EgyptAir airlines will operate on Sunday 38 flights to carry 5,000 passengers to 24 destinations.

Egypt reports 131 new coronavirus cases, 18 deaths

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 - 10:47 GMT

131 new coronavirus cases were detected, upping the total number of confirmed cases to 101,772.

200K German tourists visited Egypt, returned home safely

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 - 10:35 GMT

200,000 German tourists visited South Sinai and the Red Sea and returned home safely without any complaints.

Egypt’s daily briefing on COVID-19: 160 new cases, 17 deaths

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 - 10:41 GMT

A total of 804 patients were discharged from isolation hospitals after receiving necessary medical care, taking the number of recovered cases to 86,549 so far.

Egypt lifts ban on alcohol derivatives, face masks export amid relatively low coronavirus cases

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 - 05:15 GMT

Egypt in March imposed a temporary ban a month after the crisis started in the North African country, in a bid to avoid shortage of medical equipment necessary to fight coronavirus. As per the canceled ban, exporting them was punishable by law no. 95 of 1945 by up to 7 years in prison.

Egypt reports 163 new coronavirus cases, 18 deaths

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 - 12:24 GMT

The Health Ministry said Tuesday that 163 new coronavirus cases were detected, upping the total number of confirmed cases to 101,340.

Egypt to be gate for "Sputnik V" vaccine to Africa: Russian official

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 - 11:27 GMT

Head of the Russian Direct Investment Fund Kirill Dmitriev said Tuesday that Egypt is one of Russia’s main partners in the region.

Egypt announces anti-COVID-19 plan at schools as new study year kicks off

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 - 11:23 GMT

Minister of Health Hala Zayed announced Thursday the ministry’s plan to confront coronavirus at schools as the new school year kicks off.

Egypt to allow open-air wedding parties starting Sept. 21: Cabinet

Mon, 14 Sep 2020 - 09:17 GMT

Wedding parties will only be allowed in open-air halls in tourist institutions and hotels that have obtained the government’s health certificate amid the coronavirus crisis, Cabinet’s spokesman Nader Saad said.

Egypt's PM heads meeting of committee on managing coronavirus crisis

Mon, 14 Sep 2020 - 01:10 GMT

Madbouli on Monday held a meeting of the government committee on managing the coronavirus crisis and how to contain it.

Egypt reports 153 new coronavirus cases, 21 fatalities

Mon, 14 Sep 2020 - 11:10 GMT

Since the outbreak hit the country in mid-February, Egypt has a total of 101,009 infections, including 5,648 deaths and 84,161 recoveries

Number of volunteers for COVID-19 vaccine trials rises

Sun, 13 Sep 2020 - 07:07 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Health said Sunday that the number of volunteers for the trials of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine increased to 11.

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