A total of 16,512 people have been apprehended for failing to wear a mask, only 205 of whom did not pay the fine of L.E. 50 and will be referred to the prosecution.
The Health Ministry monitors the system of medical oxygen supply every six hours at hospitals, hospital beds and intensive care units as well as the situation at quarantine hospitals, according to a Wednesday statement.
Ambassador Hong Jin-wook witnessed with H.E. Dr. Rania Al-Mashat, Minister of International Cooperation, the handover of medical supplies worth $500,000 from the Korean government to support Egypt’s anti-COVID response activities.
Egypt’s ranking was part of a UNDP report marking the International Day of the Girl Child, which falls on October 11.
He further called on all citizens to continue wearing medical masks.
The fund’s initiative is supporting the ministry’s efforts to supply isolation hospitals.
Private hospitals and laboratories are not authorized to separate plasma of those who recovered from COVID-19 to be injected into infected patients.
A state of emergency prevailed at Maspero building, the headquarters of the state-run Egyptian Radio and Television Union, after an employee died of the coronavirus.
The Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA) began the process of disbursing the dues of the first group of companies benefiting from the 10th round of EXPORT IT Program for ICT companies.
In a statement on Thursday, Telecom Egypt CEO Adel Hamed said the company is exerting strenuous efforts to support the state in the face of the pandemic.
Of the new cases on Wednesday, 34 were imported, compared with 36 on Tuesday, the National Health Commission said.
Madbouli on Tuesday directed the concerned authorities to immediately fulfill the health ministry's needs of any medical supplies.
Egypt's Mufti Shawqi Allam profusely thanked President Abdel Fattah El Sisi for his wise leadership of the country in these exceptional circumstances.
Some workers voiced difficulty in following Abe's request due to the nature of their jobs.
WHO was looking into reports of some COVID-19 patients testing positive again after initially testing negative for the disease while being considered for discharge.
The $200,000 prize will be awarded for discovering an effective cure or developing a vaccine against COVID-19, added Abdel Ghaffar
Once the virus is contained, the mosques will be immediately opened, he said during a phone call on Extra News channel.
A total of 5,000 medical masks are distributed daily to all workers.
"The Russian plane with medical masks and medical equipment on board has departed for the United States," the ministry said.
Speaking at a daily press conference in Hubei, Chang Jile also said all asymptomatic virus cases would be centrally quarantined for 14 days.