Vaccine

Egyptian official states number of citizens who got booster jab

Sun, 09 Jan 2022 - 10:08 GMT

Abdel Ghaffar pointed out that the third dose does not have to be of the same vaccine as the first two.

Egypt receives 347,460 doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

Thu, 30 Dec 2021 - 03:40 GMT

In comments to Youm7 newspaper, the Ministry’s Spokesperson Houssam Abdel-Ghaffar said that Egypt would receive 6 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccine on January 5.

Photos: Egypt receives over 2.3 million Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca vaccine doses

Sun, 26 Dec 2021 - 07:30 GMT

The shipment, delivered at Cairo International Airport, included 1,501,110 Pfizer doses, 462,000 Moderna doses, and 352,800 AstraZeneca doses.

62M anti-COVID-19 vaccine doses available in Egypt

Thu, 23 Dec 2021 - 11:51 GMT

In a related context, the minister highlighted the number of vaccinated citizens.

Egypt records 84.3% recovery rate from COVID-19 in isolation hospitals

Mon, 13 Dec 2021 - 01:54 GMT

The recovery rate from the coronavirus (COVID-19) at Egyptian isolation hospitals has reached 84.3 percent, after the number of people recovering from the virus increased to 254,471 cases, according to the Ministry of Health's statement.

Egypt reports 879 coronavirus cases, 49 deaths on Saturday

Sat, 11 Dec 2021 - 09:59 GMT

The Health Ministry said 879 new coronavirus cases were detected on Saturday in Egypt, upping the total number of infections to 368,335.

Egypt reports 909 coronavirus cases, 56 deaths on Wednesday

Thu, 09 Dec 2021 - 07:28 GMT

Health Ministry spokesman Hossam Abdel Ghaffar said 56 patients died from the virus over the past 24 hours, raising the death toll to 20,877.

Egypt reports 889 new coronavirus cases, 51 deaths

Wed, 08 Dec 2021 - 11:43 GMT

Health Ministry spokesman Hossam Abdel Ghaffar said 51 patients died from the virus over the past 24 hours, raising the death toll to 20,821.

Egypt's Health Ministry: 47M people receive Covid-19 vaccine

Tue, 07 Dec 2021 - 10:40 GMT

He further noted that more than 250,000 children have been vaccinated with coronavirus vaccines so far.

'Covid-19 vaccines remain effective even against Omicron': Egypt's presidential health advisor

Tue, 07 Dec 2021 - 10:31 GMT

Tageddin made it clear that most of the vaccines prevent severe complications from the disease.

Precautionary measures, vaccination mechanisms to face Omicron, says Egypt's presidential adviser

Sat, 04 Dec 2021 - 01:52 GMT

“The variants of the Covid-19 will be a lot in the coming period,” presidential adviser for health affairs Awad Tag Eddin told Sada El Balad TV.

Egypt reports 938 new coronavirus cases, 63 deaths on Wednesday

Thu, 02 Dec 2021 - 09:21 GMT

Egypt's Health Ministry said 938 new coronavirus cases were detected on Wednesday, upping the total number of infections since the outbreak of COVID-19 in the country to 359,516.

Egypt's gov't dismisses reports on school, universities suspension over Covid-19 variant concerns

Wed, 01 Dec 2021 - 07:16 GMT

The Cabinet Media Center denied reports on closure of schools and universities nationwide for fear of spread of Covid-19 variant Omicron.

Egypt receives around 4M doses of Pfizer anti-COVID-19 vaccine

Sun, 28 Nov 2021 - 10:16 GMT

The consignment arrived at Cairo International Airport on Saturday evening being the second of its kind in less than a week.

99% of Egyptian children get all vaccines they need: UNICEF

Sun, 21 Nov 2021 - 10:38 GMT

The UN official also lauded the eagerness of parents to vaccinate their children.

Clinical trials of Egypt-developed anti-COVID-19 vaccine dubbed 'Covivax' to begin Nov. 14

Sat, 13 Nov 2021 - 11:33 GMT

Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research is holding Sunday a press conference to mark the launch of those clinical trials.

Egypt seeks to vaccinate children with Pfizer

Mon, 08 Nov 2021 - 10:36 GMT

Egypt is studying this file and when it is done a date will be set for vaccinating the children.

Egypt reports 951 new coronavirus cases, 63 deaths on Wednesday

Thu, 04 Nov 2021 - 08:06 GMT

Egypt's Health Ministry said 951 new coronavirus cases were detected on Wednesday, upping the total number of infections since the outbreak of COVID-19 in the country to 333,840.

COVID infection peak to decline by mid-November: Egypt’s Health Ministry

Wed, 03 Nov 2021 - 02:25 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population revealed a relative increase in the number of daily infections with Corona, stressing that the whole world is witnessing the same increase.

Egypt to vaccinate children aged between 15, 18 against COVID-19

Tue, 02 Nov 2021 - 11:56 GMT

They will be vaccinated with Pfizer doses.

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