Coronavirus

Coptic churches in Cairo,Alexandria remain close until September 3: Pope Tawadros II

Mon, 13 Jul 2020 - 05:53 GMT

Since March 21, 2020, churches have been closed as a protective measure against the spread of COVID-19.

Egypt’s Sisi order completing national project for self-sufficiency of plasma derivatives

Mon, 13 Jul 2020 - 05:32 GMT

The President ordered the government to complete all scientific and technical aspects of the project in accordance with the highest and international standards.

FAO praises Egypt in dealing with COVID-19 crisis

Mon, 13 Jul 2020 - 03:55 GMT

The FAO has partnered with the Egyptian government and cooperatives to find ways to limit food losses caused by production surpluses and inefficient practices.

Egypt records 912 COVID-19 cases, 89 deaths

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 - 08:35 GMT

Egypt recorded, Sunday, 912 new coronavirus cases, upping the total number of confirmed cases to 82070.

Egypt’s Hurghada receives 1st flight from Hungary since airspace reopened in July

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 - 04:08 GMT

Hurghada city in Egypt’s Red Sea governorate on Sunday received its first flight from Hungary’s capital of Budapest since Egypt resumed international flights starting July, amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. The plane carried 123 Hungarian tourists.

Semiramis InterContinental Cairo is officially certified by the Egyptian Ministry of Health

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 - 03:33 GMT

This certification comes as a reflection of the commitment of the Semiramis InterContinental Cairo to the highest levels of hygiene, sterilization and disinfection.

Economic reform program helps Egypt withstand coronavirus crisis: Sisi

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 - 11:09 GMT

Sisi clarified that the reason for the steadfastness of the Egyptian state during the last period was represented by harsh and difficult measures which have been applied since November 2016.

Egypt's International Cooperation: Coronavirus ordeal highlighted importance of societies rallying efforts

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 - 10:29 GMT

The minister said the current pandemic underscored the need of reshaping the world's economic and social systems.

Egypt records 923 COVID-19 cases, 67 deaths

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 - 08:51 GMT

Egypt recorded, Saturday, 923 new coronavirus cases, upping the total number of confirmed cases to 81158.

Cairo Airport receives 62 int’l, domestic flights Saturday

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 - 03:22 GMT

Well-informed sources at Cairo Airport said that the airport’s arrival halls will receive international flights from several destinations within 24 hours.

Germany's COVID-19 registered cases reach 198,556

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 - 02:32 GMT

The death toll grew by six to 9,060 people within the same period of time. Some 184,400 people have recovered since the start of the outbreak.

Russia reports 6,611 new coronavirus cases

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 - 02:29 GMT

The number of recovered patients diagnosed with coronavirus increased in Russia by 8,378 over the day, a total of 497,446 people recovered.

Egypt’s Alexandria: 'Death beach’ re-claims lives of swimmers despite its closure

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 - 11:09 GMT

Al-Nakheel beach was labeled by people on social media as “the death beach” in 2018 due to the increase of drowning cases.

Kuwait: 625 stranded Egyptians fly home on 4 flights

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 - 10:37 GMT

Kuwait's Directorate of Civil Aviation on Saturday said 625 stranded Egyptians in the Gulf country flew home on four flights.

Egypt’s COVID-19 daily briefing: 981 new cases, 85 deaths

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 - 08:42 GMT

Egypt recorded, Friday 981 new coronavirus cases, upping the total number of infections to 80,235.

Egypt free from Kawasaki disease: Cabinet

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 - 04:53 GMT

Some European countries like the U.K and Italy have reported that some children, who were infected with novel coronavirus (COVID-19), suffered from Kawasaki-like symptoms such as fever, vomiting, abdominal pain, and shock.

Alexandria’s Borg El Arab Prison disinfected to avoid coronavirus infections among inmates

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 - 02:54 GMT

Preventive medicine teams have continued to disinfect prisons across Egypt, in an effort to avoid coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, a statement by the Ministry of Interior read.

More than 46K Egyptian expats in Kuwait returned home in a month: Official

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 - 02:25 GMT

The returnees went to Cairo and their hometowns in other governorates like Sohag, Assiut, Alexandria and Luxor.

Cairo Airport to operate 136 international, domestic flights as Egyptian airspace reopened

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 - 09:50 GMT

Cairo International Airport on Friday will operate 136 international and domestic flights, carrying around 15,780 passengers, as Egypt on July 1 has officially resumed flights after three-year suspension due to coronavirus.

60% of tourists visiting Egypt in 2019 came from Europe: Tourism min.

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 - 09:43 GMT

Tourism Minister Khaled el-Anani said that 60 percent of the tourists who visited Egypt in 2019 came from Europe, according to a statement.

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