COVID

Egypt completely free of monkeypox, monitors global epidemiological situation: Health Ministry

Thu, 23 Jun 2022 - 12:07 GMT

The Ministry of Health and Population confirmed that Egypt is completely free of monkeypox, and no cases of infection or suspected infection with the disease have been recorded.

Egypt seeks vaccine partnership to localize industry in Africa: Presidential Health advisor

Mon, 06 Jun 2022 - 10:10 GMT

He explained that only 17 percent received COVID vaccination in Africa, due to the lack of availability despite the abundance of funds, adding that it is very important to settle vaccines manufacturing in the continent.

Egypt's Presidential Adviser says 'vaccinating citizens with 3rd, 4th doses depends on epidemiological situtaion'

Tue, 31 May 2022 - 10:47 GMT

The vaccination of citizens with the third and fourth booster doses depends on the epidemiological situation in the phase to come, he said in televised remarks on Monday.

Egypt records average COVID daily infection 8 cases, 4 deaths

Sat, 07 May 2022 - 10:13 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population announced Saturday that the average number of daily infections with the Corona virus reached eight, during the past week, as part of the necessary monitoring conducted by the ministry according to the guidelines of the World Health Organization (WHO).

Nearly 20K psychiatric services offered in 3 months: health min.

Wed, 04 May 2022 - 04:07 GMT

Abdel Ghaffar said psychiatric treatment has been offered to patients in 166,307 visits to outpatient clinics throughout the country.

Egypt's tourism rates returned to normal in 2021 despite ongoing Covid restrictions: minister

Thu, 21 Apr 2022 - 06:35 GMT

Egypt expected incoming tourism rates to return to normal by 2023 after the covid pandemic subsides, but the pre-Covid rates returned by the end of 2021, Minister of Tourism Khaled el-Enany said Thursday.

Eid prayers to be allowed in main mosques; all COVID-19 precautions measures will be applied: Endowments Min.

Fri, 15 Apr 2022 - 06:54 GMT

Egypt’s Minister of Endowments Mohamed Mokhtar Goma'a said that Eid prayers will be allowed to be performed in major and university mosques where Friday prayers are currently being held.

Health Ministry calls on Egyptians to take booster shot even as infection rates drop

Tue, 12 Apr 2022 - 10:50 GMT

The Ministry of Health calls on the Egyptian people to receive the booster shot of the Covid-19 vaccine once they receive an SMS invitation six to eight months after their last dose.

Egypt's acting health minister: COVID-19 deaths down 44% last week

Tue, 29 Mar 2022 - 12:09 GMT

He said the number of isolation hospitals admissions declined by 50 percent last week a matter that refers to the decrease in the number of patients.

Egypt’s Cabinet eases COVID restrictions in Ramadan, allows Tarawih prayers, charity iftar tables

Mon, 28 Mar 2022 - 09:24 GMT

Egypt’s Cabinet announced, Sunday easing COVID-related restrictions during the holy fasting month of Ramadan, to start early April, such as removing the ban on public charity iftar tables.

Egypt records 884 new COVID-19 cases, 13 new deaths: Health Ministry

Thu, 10 Mar 2022 - 08:52 GMT

The Health Ministry said Wednesday night that 884 new coronavirus cases were detected, upping the total number of confirmed infections since the outbreak of the pandemic in the country began to 493,658.

30% more of Egyptian population needs to be vaccinated so life goes back to normal: Health Ministry

Mon, 07 Mar 2022 - 12:05 GMT

Life will go back to normal after vaccinating 70 percent of the Egyptian population; 40 percent have been jabbed thus far, according to the Ministry of Health.

IATA VP: Egypt’s aviation system ‘steady and in right path’ despite COVID challenges

Sat, 26 Feb 2022 - 01:06 GMT

Vice President of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Kamel Al-Awadi said that Egypt’s aviation system is moving at a steady and strong pace in the right path towards further development and achieving a global breakthrough despite COVID challenges.

Egypt reports 2,009 new coronavirus cases, 58 fatalities

Mon, 21 Feb 2022 - 10:53 GMT

Spokesman for the Health Ministry Hossam Abdel Ghaffar said 58 patients have died from the virus over the past 24 hours, raising the death toll to 23,752.

Egypt records 85% recovery rate from COVID-19 in isolation hospitals

Wed, 16 Feb 2022 - 12:05 GMT

The recovery rate from the coronavirus (COVID-19) at Egyptian isolation hospitals reached 85 percent, after receiving the necessary medical care according to the guidelines of the World Health Organization (WHO), said the Ministry of Health in a statement on Wednesday.

Egypt records 84.7% recovery rate from COVID-19 in isolation hospitals

Tue, 08 Feb 2022 - 02:14 GMT

The recovery rate from the coronavirus (COVID-19) at Egyptian isolation hospitals reached 84.7 percent, after receiving the necessary medical care according to the guidelines of the World Health Organization (WHO), said the Ministry of Health in a statement on Tuesday.

Egypt’s Health Ministry announces 7th version of COVID treatment protocol, updates on new medicines

Tue, 01 Feb 2022 - 03:20 GMT

The Ministry of Health announced the issuance of the seventh version of the Corona treatment protocol and its distribution to isolation hospitals across the Republic to start treatment with new medicines, provided that the drug is dispensed free of charge for all cases.

Merck's COVID-19 pill to be available in Egypt’s hospitals in 3 weeks: Health Ministry

Mon, 17 Jan 2022 - 01:09 GMT

Spokesman for the Health Ministry Hossam Abdel Ghaffar said that Egypt will receive the first batch of Coronavirus oral medicine on January 21.

Egypt starts examining 1 million AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccines delivered from Argentina

Fri, 14 Jan 2022 - 09:49 GMT

This comes within the state's plan to diversify and expand the provision of coronavirus vaccines, in order to preserve the state's gains in addressing the pandemic.

Egypt one of few countries that achieved growth rate amidst COVID-19 pandemic: President Sisi

Mon, 10 Jan 2022 - 03:43 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al Sisi said that Egypt was one of the few countries around the word that achieved a growth rate amidst the Corona pandemic.

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