The consignment arrived at Cairo International Airport on Saturday evening being the second of its kind in less than a week.
The UN official also lauded the eagerness of parents to vaccinate their children.
Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research is holding Sunday a press conference to mark the launch of those clinical trials.
Egypt’s Cabinet spokesperson, Ambassador Nader Saad, said Tuesday that Egypt has up to 34 million doses of coronavirus vaccine.
They will be vaccinated with Pfizer doses.
Tag el-Din added that those included Chinese vaccines, AstraZeneca, and Johnson & Johnson.
Egyptian Ambassador to Budapest Mohamed al-Shenawy attended the shipping process of the doses Tuesday.
Tag el-Din added that the fourth wave in Egypt has not ended yet, noting it is still not so bad, which has allowed schools to operate normally.
That is in addition to 780 recoveries at isolation hospitals.
Egypt’s Cabinet agreed, Sunday to allocate LE 1 billion to confront covid-19 pandemic in the country.
Egypt’s Health Ministry said Sunday night that 871 new coronavirus cases were detected, upping the total number of confirmed infections since the outbreak in the country began to 318,456.
Finance Minister Mohamed Maait said that over 24 billion Egyptian pounds were provided to the health sector to face Covid-19 pandemic and nearly 47 billion Egyptian pounds were allocated to the education sector to support the education system.
That is in addition to 809 recoveries at isolation hospitals.
A ceremony was held on the occasion.
The minister added that Egypt had recently received raw material sufficient to produce 15 million doses.
Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al Sisi said that Egypt was very keen to settle the sustainable development goals [SDGs] and to merge it in its development programs and policies in all aspects since a very long time.
UK’s Transport Secretary announced, Friday that Egypt among other eight countries would be taken off the red list starting October 4th.
That is in addition to 498 recoveries at isolation hospitals.
In August, Spokesperson of the Cabinet Nader Saad said that coronavirus vaccination would be mandatory for everyone involved in the educational process.
Egypt to announce a children-intended treatment protocol ageist COVID-19 next week according to Dr. Hossam Hosny, the head for the scientific committee to combat Corona at the Ministry of Health and Population.