Egyptian Health Ministry

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 screens 107,000 neonates under initiative to detect genetic diseases

Fri, 06 May 2022 - 12:01 GMT

The Ministry of Health and Population announced screening around 107,000 babies for genetic diseases since the launching of the presidential initiative for the early detection of such diseases on 13 July 2021.

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.

Egypt raises degree of preparedness at hospitals during Eid Al-Fitr holidays

Fri, 29 Apr 2022 - 02:43 GMT

The ministry affirmed intensifying the presence of the required medical teams in the emergency departments of hospitals.

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.

Egypt’s presidential health initiatives have supported 86 million people: Health Ministry

Sat, 16 Apr 2022 - 02:05 GMT

Egypt’s Health Ministry has affirmed that the presidential health initiatives launched over the past years for the early detection and treatment of a number of diseases have so far supported 86 million people.

Egypt receives 1.5 million Pfizer vaccines at Cairo airport from US

Thu, 07 Apr 2022 - 11:30 GMT

Cairo International Airport received on Wednesday night a shipment of 1,501,000 Pfizer coronavirus vaccine shots coming from the United States.

Egypt saw drop in coronavirus cases, deaths by 54%, 45% respectively last week: Health Ministry

Wed, 06 Apr 2022 - 11:49 GMT

Egypt saw a drop in coronavirus cases and deaths by 54 percent and 45 percent respectively over the past week, Ministry of Health spokesman Hossam Abdel Ghaffar has said.

Hospitals of Egypt’s Beheira become free from COVID-19 cases for 1st time: Health Ministry

Wed, 06 Apr 2022 - 11:18 GMT

Egypt’s Ministry of Health has announced the northern Egyptian governorate of Beheira free from coronavirus cases for the first time since the start of the pandemic.

Egypt has received 150 million coronavirus vaccine doses so far: Health ministry

Fri, 01 Apr 2022 - 08:41 GMT

Egypt has so far secured a total of 150 million doses of eight different coronavirus vaccines since the start of the pandemic, Spokesman for the Ministry of Health Hossam Abdel Ghaffar said.

Egypt to start nationwide polio vaccination campaign Sunday for locals, expats

Sat, 26 Mar 2022 - 09:23 GMT

The campaign, which target children from one day to five years old, will extend until Wednesday, 30 March and aims to vaccinate 100 percent of the target groups, the ministry said in a statement.

Tuberculosis incidence rate in Egypt falls to 11 cases per 100,000 people: Health Ministry

Thu, 24 Mar 2022 - 01:26 GMT

Tuberculosis incidence rate in Egypt fell from 15,000 cases per 100,000 people in 2015 to only 11 cases in 2021, said the Egyptian Ministry of Health, marking the World Tuberculosis Day, observed on 24 March each year.

Egypt to receive 3 million Pfizer vaccine doses on Friday

Thu, 24 Mar 2022 - 10:19 GMT

Hossam Abdel Ghaffar, the ministry’s official spokesman, confirmed that this vaccine shipment will be examined in the laboratories of the Egyptian Drug Authority before being distributed to vaccination centers in all governorates.

51% of target groups in Egypt vaccinated as 5th coronavirus wave largely passed: Min.

Sat, 12 Mar 2022 - 09:34 GMT

In telephone remarks to Ala Masoliety program on Sada El-Balad, Abdel-Ghaffar said the country seeks to vaccinate 70 percent of the target group by mid-2022.

Egypt reports 1,832 new COVID-19 cases, 38 deaths on Thursday

Fri, 25 Feb 2022 - 08:43 GMT

In a statement, the Spokesperson for the Health Ministry Hossam Abdel Ghaffar said 38 patients have died from the virus over the past 24 hours, raising the death toll to 23,927.

Egypt reports daily coronavirus cases below 2,000 for 1st time since 28 Jan.

Wed, 23 Feb 2022 - 08:52 GMT

In a statement, the Spokesperson for the Health Ministry Hossam Abdel Ghaffar said 51 patients have died from the virus over the past 24 hours, raising the death toll to 23,857.

Over 800K citizens received coronavirus vaccine booster shots in Egypt: Health Ministry

Thu, 17 Feb 2022 - 09:34 GMT

As many as 29,305,504 people were fully vaccinated so far, the ministry said, adding that 38,839,210 people received their first coronavirus vaccine shot.

Egypt reports 2,101 new coronavirus cases, 54 fatalities on Wednesday

Thu, 17 Feb 2022 - 08:59 GMT

In a statement, Spokesman for the Health Ministry Hossam Abdel Ghaffar said 60 patients have died from the virus over the past 24 hours, raising the death toll to 23,409.

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