Hala Zayed

Egypt to send medical aid to Iraq in face of coronavirus: Minister

Sun, 05 Jul 2020 - 02:39 GMT

Egypt will send urgent medical aid to Iraq within three days, to back the latter’s efforts to face the novel coronavirus, Egyptian Minister of Health Hala Zayed said on Sunday, as Iraq has seen a drastic surge in coronavirus cases over the last period.

Pics: Egypt prepares drive-thru coronavirus testing clinics, huge field hospital

Mon, 15 Jun 2020 - 03:03 GMT

Egypt has established a drive-through coronavirus testing clinic and started testing car drivers, as part of the state’s plan to restore normal daily activities amid the COVID-19 crisis.

Rate of coronavirus infection in Egypt within safe range: Health Minister

Wed, 10 Jun 2020 - 07:25 GMT

Zayed said the number of critical coronavirus cases has decreased and the rate of death with the novel virus has been stable. She added that the number of recoveries has also increased.

Plasma therapy works with coronavirus patients: Egyptian health minister

Fri, 05 Jun 2020 - 04:42 GMT

The convalescent plasma transfusion experiment for patients with critical coronavirus symptoms has shown successful results in Egypt, Egyptian Health Minister Hala Zayed on Friday.

Egypt records 1152 COVID-19 cases, 38 deaths

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 - 08:05 GMT

Egypt recorded 1.152 new coronavirus, COVID-19 cases, Thursday, raising the total number of confirmed cases since the outbreak in Egypt to 29767.

Egypt secures 35,000 beds, 8 million drug doses for coronavirus patients: Ministry

Sun, 31 May 2020 - 05:52 GMT

The number of university hospitals ready to provide medical care to COVID-19 patients is 113 having 35,000 beds, said Egyptian Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Khaled Abdel Ghaffar. At present, 23 of those treat coronavirus patients.

Egypt's Health min. briefed on workflow at quarantine hospitals

Mon, 25 May 2020 - 02:02 GMT

Zayed mourned all members of medical staffs who lost their lives while carrying out their national duty of confronting COVID-19.

Egypt’s Health Minister not infected with COVID-19: official

Thu, 21 May 2020 - 11:48 GMT

Unverified news circulated on social media platforms claiming that the minister self-isolated.

Egypt's Health Ministry denies applying full curfew

Sun, 17 May 2020 - 09:13 GMT

These are groundless reports, Health Ministry spokesman Khaled Megahed said.

Age group 30-49 has highest recovery rate: Health Min.

Wed, 13 May 2020 - 03:38 GMT

This comes while Egypt has reported a drop in the daily coronavirus cases compared to the earlier few days.

Health min.: Coronavirus hotline receives 3,650 calls per day

Thu, 07 May 2020 - 01:55 GMT

Health Minister Hala Zayed on Thursday reviewed her ministry's efforts to counter the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country.

Egypt’s Health Min. reviews future plan to coexist with coronavirus

Wed, 29 Apr 2020 - 03:40 GMT

The plan is based on following all necessary in various facilities and reassessing the epidemiological situation every 14 days.

Health minister appointed member at African fund to confront Covid-19: Official

Sat, 18 Apr 2020 - 02:38 GMT

In a press statement, Zayed said South African mobile company MTN will collect a one-dollar donation from all its clients in favor of the Africa fund.

88% of coronavirus-positive health staff infected outside hospitals: Min.

Sun, 12 Apr 2020 - 02:36 GMT

Hala Zayed on Saturday said only around 12% of the infected medical staff working in the ministry’s hospitals were infected inside hospitals.

Suspected coronavirus patients to take separate routes inside hospitals: Min.

Fri, 10 Apr 2020 - 02:41 GMT

The decision allocates separate waiting rooms, inner rooms for quarantine and intensive care units for patients with suspected coronavirus.

Egypt prepared for all COVID-19 scenarios: health min.

Sun, 29 Mar 2020 - 01:55 GMT

Zayed said Egypt is working within the framework of strict precautionary measures to overcome the peak of the novel virus.

Egypt reports 14 new coronavirus cases

Wed, 25 Mar 2020 - 08:06 GMT

Egyptian Ministry of Health announced Wednesday 54 new coronavirus (Covid-19) cases bringing the total number of cases to 456.

Coronavirus: Egypt announces 1 new death, 40 more cases

Wed, 25 Mar 2020 - 02:18 GMT

Egyptian Health Minister Hala Zayed confirmed 40 new coronavirus cases between Tuesday 7 p.m. and Wednesday 2 p.m., bringing the total number of cases to 442.

Work team in each ministry, govt body to follow up sanitization measures: PM

Thu, 19 Mar 2020 - 01:59 GMT

Zayed reviewed, during a cabinet meeting on Thursday, the preventive measures taken against coronavirus in Egypt.

Egypt’s health min. reviews coronavirus strategy, restrictions on tourist cities

Wed, 18 Mar 2020 - 05:32 GMT

Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli on Wednesday held a meeting with the health minister to review the government’s measures taken so far to face the novel coronavirus, after Egypt confirmed 30 new cases and two deaths on Tuesday.

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