Coronavirus

All you need to know about Disease X after Britain warned of new pandemic

Tue, 28 Jun 2022 - 09:23 GMT

Experts from Britain warned of the possibility of the emergency of a new pandemic, referred to globally as “X,” and called for urgent readiness to confront its spread.

Egypt completely free of monkeypox, monitors global epidemiological situation: Health Ministry

Thu, 23 Jun 2022 - 12:07 GMT

The Ministry of Health and Population confirmed that Egypt is completely free of monkeypox, and no cases of infection or suspected infection with the disease have been recorded.

Egypt develops 153 fever hospitals during COVID; has sufficient stock of vaccines: Spox

Wed, 22 Jun 2022 - 12:39 GMT

Egypt will be able to provide a strategic stockpile of medicines, vaccines and serums at a cost of L.E. 2.1 billion, according to Spokesman for the Ministry of Health and Population Hossam Abdel Ghaffar.

Egypt removes COVID-19 entry restriction: Cabinet

Fri, 17 Jun 2022 - 10:41 GMT

The decision was taken during a meeting between Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouly and the members of the Supreme Committee for the Management of the Epidemiology and Health Pandemic Crisis on Thursday.

Egypt acting health minister says Covid increased suffering of Arab peoples

Sun, 22 May 2022 - 02:33 GMT

The pandemic has spilled over into many Arab countries, Abdel Ghaffar acknowledged, pressing for further effort to undo the harm, especially as the humanitarian conditions continue to aggravate due to ongoing conflicts and wars.

Egypt’s average number of daily coronavirus infections, deaths hits 5, 2 respectively

Sat, 21 May 2022 - 10:34 GMT

Egypt’s Ministry of Health said on Saturday that the average number of daily coronavirus infections and deaths has hit five and two respectively over the past week.

Egypt administers 85 million coronavirus doses to citizens: Presidential advisor

Thu, 19 May 2022 - 11:36 GMT

The state has large quantities of vaccines and citizens should receive both vaccine doses., Tag El-Din told Sabah El-Kheir Ya Masr TV program on Wednesday.

Egypt reports average of daily coronavirus cases at 5

Sat, 14 May 2022 - 04:11 GMT

the Spokesman for the Health Ministry Hossam Abdel Ghaffar said the daily average of recoveries recorded 21, bringing the total number of recoveries to 445,430.

Egypt records average COVID daily infection 8 cases, 4 deaths

Sat, 07 May 2022 - 10:13 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population announced Saturday that the average number of daily infections with the Corona virus reached eight, during the past week, as part of the necessary monitoring conducted by the ministry according to the guidelines of the World Health Organization (WHO).

EgyptAir resumes flights to Mumbai after 2-year hiatus due to COVID-19

Mon, 02 May 2022 - 04:31 GMT

Air Canada will start operating direct flights to the Cairo International Airport on Wednesday, May 4, after a 6-month hiatus due Coronavirus.

Coronavirus vaccinations rates in Egypt reached 79.53 doses per 100 people: Health min.

Fri, 29 Apr 2022 - 04:23 GMT

The rate of vaccination against coronavirus in Egypt has reached 79.53 doses per 100 people, Khaled Abdel Ghaffar, the Minister of Higher Education and Acting Minister of Health said.

2.8 million people received coronavirus vaccine booster shots in Egypt: Ministry

Fri, 29 Apr 2022 - 04:06 GMT

Khaled Abdel Ghaffar, the Minister of Higher Education and Acting Minister of Health, said more than 81.3 million coronavirus vaccine shots have been so far administered to Egyptian citizens and people residing in Egypt.

Pope Tawadros II thanks Egypt’s medical staff for their anti-coronavirus efforts

Sun, 24 Apr 2022 - 12:46 GMT

The Pope’s appreciation was given during the East Mass on Saturday evening in St. Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Cairo’s Abbasiya amid the high presence of priests and Coptic citizens.

Egypt reports average of daily coronavirus cases at 89

Sat, 23 Apr 2022 - 11:12 GMT

Spokesman for the Health Ministry Hossam Abdel Ghaffar said the daily average of recoveries recorded 100, bringing the total number of recoveries to 444,703.

Over 33.8 million people in Egypt fully vaccinated against coronavirus: Minister

Wed, 20 Apr 2022 - 01:08 GMT

Egypt has fully vaccinated 33,820,506 people against coronavirus, Minister of Higher Education and Acting Minister of Health Khaled Abdel Ghaffar said on Tuesday.

Iʿtikāf, Tahajud prayer not to be practiced at mosques in Egypt: Minister

Sat, 16 Apr 2022 - 03:27 GMT

This year, Taraweeh has been permitted in some mosques with the adoption of preventive measures against Coronavirus. Those mosques has been allowed to provide religious lessons and lectures.

Egypt reports average of daily coronavirus cases at 124

Sat, 16 Apr 2022 - 01:02 GMT

The total number of vaccinated people hit 33,585, 495.

Egypt’s Qena second governorate free from COVID-19: Ministry

Thu, 14 Apr 2022 - 09:50 GMT

Egypt’s Qena governorate has been declared free from the Coronavirus (Covid 19) for the first time since the outbreak of the virus in March 2022, said the Ministry of Health and Population in a statement on Thursday.

Health Ministry calls on Egyptians to take booster shot even as infection rates drop

Tue, 12 Apr 2022 - 10:50 GMT

The Ministry of Health calls on the Egyptian people to receive the booster shot of the Covid-19 vaccine once they receive an SMS invitation six to eight months after their last dose.

Cairo Airport to start new measures to facilitate entry for int’l travelers starting 10 April

Sat, 09 Apr 2022 - 10:09 GMT

Starting Sunday, Cairo International Airport authorities will start implementing new entry instructions for those coming from abroad as part of the state’s efforts to facilitate entry procedures for international travelers.

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