Covid 19

Egypt's economy succeeds in dealing with COVID-19 crisis in flexible manner: Sisi

Wed, 20 Jan 2021 - 11:43 GMT

The economic reform program achieved tangible achievements in a short period, which reflected positively on development efforts, and helped the state support the national economy, implement policies to stimulate continued work.

Egypt’s French Institute challenges pandemic with 24 hours of online lectures

Tue, 19 Jan 2021 - 02:20 GMT

The French Institute in Egypt participates with the Center for Economic, Legal and Social Studies and Documentation (CEDEJ) in the sixth session of the Night of Ideas organized by the French Institute in Paris on January 28, 2021.

Egypt detects new 878 coronavirus cases, 55 deaths

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 - 10:29 GMT

As many as 498 patients were discharged from isolation hospitals after receiving necessary medical care, taking the number of recovered cases to 123,491 so far, the spokesman said.

Croatia coach praises Egypt for hosting the most important championship in the handball history

Sat, 16 Jan 2021 - 03:01 GMT

Červar said that this edition is the most important championship in the game's history.

Barcelona to discuss election plans with regional govt amid restrictions

Fri, 15 Jan 2021 - 04:34 GMT

FC Barcelona will hold talks with the regional Catalan government on Friday over whether or not to hold its upcoming election as planned.

UEFA plans for Euro and Champions League unchanged despite pandemic fears

Fri, 15 Jan 2021 - 04:32 GMT

Postponed last year, Euro 2020 is now scheduled to go ahead from June 11 to July 11 this year.

Hard to enforce ban on players hugging, says Chelsea's Lampard

Fri, 15 Jan 2021 - 04:28 GMT

Lampard defended his players amid a growing debate about teams celebrating goals with hugs and high-fives while the country is battling the COVID-19 pandemic.

Egypt signs COVID-19 tourism recovery technical assistance cooperation package with EBRD, UNWTO

Wed, 13 Jan 2021 - 03:10 GMT

This came among the state’s efforts to boost the recovery of the tourism sector, with a focus on private sector engagement.

Health Ministry monitors steady oxygen supply to hospitals

Wed, 13 Jan 2021 - 01:02 GMT

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.

Egypt reports 961 new coronavirus cases with 52 deaths

Mon, 11 Jan 2021 - 10:51 GMT

As many as 312 patients were discharged from isolation hospitals after receiving necessary medical care, taking the number of recovered cases to 119,212 so far, the spokesman said

Egypt, UN Population Fund discuss localization of SDGs, adaptation to COVID-19 reality

Mon, 11 Jan 2021 - 09:18 GMT

The minister also indicated that the government has a comprehensive family planning strategy.

Oxford Business Group examines Egypt's response to COVID-19

Sun, 10 Jan 2021 - 03:19 GMT

The CRR provides in-depth analysis of Egypt’s response to the pandemic in an easy-to-navigate and accessible format, focusing on key data and infographics relating to the country’s socio-economic landscape.

Pics: Armed Forces’ specialized teams sterilize crowded areas in Cairo

Fri, 08 Jan 2021 - 04:56 GMT

The departments have deployed teams to sterilize the crowded Mogamma El Tahrir building in Cairo and the surrounding area, as well as the bus stations of Abdel Moneim Riad and Ahmed Helmy.

IMF lauds Egypt's measures to contain COVID-19 pandemic impacts

Fri, 08 Jan 2021 - 02:26 GMT

International Monetary Fund (IMF) has lauded Egypt's measures to address the impacts from the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Egypt records 1219 new coronavirus cases, 54 deaths

Fri, 08 Jan 2021 - 08:41 GMT

As many as 800 patients were discharged from isolation hospitals after receiving necessary medical care, taking the number of recovered cases to 116,775 so far, the spokesman said.

Heliopolis Library presents a series of seminars to raise awareness about COVID-19

Wed, 06 Jan 2021 - 03:04 GMT

The first of these seminars will be held on January 17 at the Heliopolis Children's Library entitled "Awareness and Dealing with COVID-19".

Egypt’s Sector of Fine Arts suspends all activities until further notice

Wed, 06 Jan 2021 - 01:02 GMT

This decision came in implementation of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers Decision No. 2701 of 2020 regarding the state’s efforts to preserve the health of citizens, and to prevent any possible repercussions of COVID-19.

Egypt reports 1,277 new coronavirus cases with 58 deaths

Mon, 04 Jan 2021 - 10:31 GMT

The Egyptian Health Ministry said 1,277 new coronavirus cases were detected, upping the total number of confirmed cases to 143,464.

Sawiris Cultural Award ceremony postponed to April 2021

Sun, 03 Jan 2021 - 01:32 GMT

This postponement comes in response to the decision of the Egyptian Cabinet, and in the interest of the safety of attendees and those invited to the ceremony, in light of the second wave of COVID-19.

LE50-fine on people who fail to wear a mask in public places

Sun, 03 Jan 2021 - 10:42 GMT

The Egyptian authorities began on Sunday applying a LE50-fine on people who fail to wear a mask while riding public transportation or in closed spaces.