Covid 19

Spectators to be allowed to watch Italian Open

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 - 12:16 GMT

Up to 1,000 spectators will be allowed to watch each of the final two days of the Italian Open tennis tournament.

Mitra the robot helps COVID patients in India speak to loved ones

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 - 12:23 GMT

A hospital in India has deployed a customer-service robot to patrol its wards, connecting coronavirus patients to friends and relatives.

China will raise cinema capacity limits to 75%

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 - 12:09 GMT

China will allow cinema capacity limits to increase to 75% from Sept. 25, the film association said on Tuesday.

Number of volunteers for COVID-19 vaccine trials rises

Sun, 13 Sep 2020 - 07:07 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Health said Sunday that the number of volunteers for the trials of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine increased to 11.

Egypt reports 148 coronavirus cases, 20 deaths in 24 hours

Sun, 13 Sep 2020 - 07:33 GMT

As many as 788 patients were discharged from isolation hospitals after receiving necessary medical care, taking the number of recovered cases to 83,261 so far, the spokesman said.

Egypt reports 154 coronavirus cases, 13 deaths in 24 hours

Fri, 11 Sep 2020 - 06:48 GMT

The Egyptian Health Ministry said late on Wednesday that 154 new coronavirus cases and 13 deaths due to the novel virus were reported.

Egypt’s COVID-19 recovery rate hits 78.2%

Mon, 07 Sep 2020 - 01:52 GMT

Egypt’s recovery rate of coronavirus hit 78.2 percent recovery rate, Monday according to Ministry of Health.

Egypt sends medical aid to 30 African countries

Sun, 06 Sep 2020 - 07:18 GMT

The Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al Sisi directed the government to send medical aids to 30 African countries to help them contain the spread of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) as part of the Egyptian contribution to the African Union COVID-19 Response Fund.

Egypt reports 130 COVID-19 cases, 16 deaths

Sat, 05 Sep 2020 - 10:10 GMT

According to a statement issued by the Health Ministry on Saturday, 130 new coronavirus cases were detected, upping the total number of confirmed cases to 99712.

Egypt reports 145 new coronavirus cases, lowest in September

Fri, 04 Sep 2020 - 09:31 GMT

Egypt reported 145 new coronavirus cases on Thursday, the lowest in September, bringing the total infection tally to 99,425 since the outbreak began in February.

Egypt reports 165 new coronavirus cases, 21 fatalities

Wed, 02 Sep 2020 - 10:23 GMT

Egypt reported 165 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday bringing the total infection tally to 99,280 since the outbreak began in February.

Egypt has 7 different genes for COVID-19 out of 8 exist in the world: official

Wed, 02 Sep 2020 - 01:42 GMT

Nearly 7 types of Coronavirus genes out of 8 in the world exist in Egypt according to Advisor of Egyptian President for Health and Precautionary Affairs Mohamed Awad Tag el-Din.

Egypt records 212 COVID-19 cases, 14 deaths

Sat, 29 Aug 2020 - 10:17 GMT

Egypt recorded, Saturday, 212 new coronavirus cases, upping the total number of confirmed cases to 98497.

Egypt expends LE2.4B to 1.6M irregular workers

Thu, 27 Aug 2020 - 03:41 GMT

Safaan clarified that the third batch of the presidential grant to irregular workers was completed on Wednesday, August 26.

Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities exempts cafeterias, bazaars in museums, archaeological sites from paying rent until end of Sept. 2020

Thu, 27 Aug 2020 - 01:38 GMT

This decision came within the framework of the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities' efforts to mitigate the economic effects resulting from the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.

Japan, UNDP to address COVID-19's socio-economic impact in Egypt

Wed, 26 Aug 2020 - 01:02 GMT

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Japan are expanding their strategic partnership to support Egypt’s inclusive and multi-sectoral crisis management and responses and to address the socio-economic impact of COVID-19 in Egypt with around 2.73 million USD grant to UNDP.

Egypt’s COVID-19 recovery rate jumps to 67.7 %

Mon, 24 Aug 2020 - 02:23 GMT

Egypt recorded 67.7 percent recovery rate of coronavirus on Monday, according to Health Ministry which affirmed that all quarantine hospitals in Egypt has reached that rate for the first time since the outbreak of the virus.

Egypt's parliament approves 2 int'l cooperation agreements worth $53M to combat COVID-19 pandemic

Mon, 24 Aug 2020 - 10:33 GMT

Two agreements come within the framework of the “Global Partnerships for Effective Development Cooperation” multi-stakeholder platform launched in April 2020.

Egypt's achievements exceed investors dreams: Businessman Ayman Al-Gamil

Sun, 23 Aug 2020 - 01:23 GMT

Gamil referred to progresses done in sectors of energy, transportation, construction, infrastructure, investment and manufacturing.

Cairo Airport receives 8,994 passengers aboard 83 flights

Sat, 22 Aug 2020 - 04:47 GMT

The airport also operated 74 travel flights that departed to several destinations: European, Arab, Asian or African, carrying 7,748 passengers.