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