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Egypt lifts ban on alcohol derivatives, face masks export amid relatively low coronavirus cases

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 - 05:15 GMT

Egypt in March imposed a temporary ban a month after the crisis started in the North African country, in a bid to avoid shortage of medical equipment necessary to fight coronavirus. As per the canceled ban, exporting them was punishable by law no. 95 of 1945 by up to 7 years in prison.

EgyptAir operates 4 exceptional flights to KSA to return stranded nationals

Mon, 14 Sep 2020 - 03:28 GMT

EgyptAir, the flagship carrier, is operating four exceptional flights to Saudi Arabia to return Egyptian nationals that were stranded amid suspended flights due to the spread of coronavirus pandemic.

Egypt’s president, health affairs advisor review preparations for possible 2nd wave of coronavirus

Sun, 13 Sep 2020 - 08:38 GMT

Sisi has urged coordination among relevant state bodies to benefit from the country’s experience in dealing with the pandemic since it has started.

Egypt begins tests of 2 COVID-19 vaccines on 15K volunteers

Sat, 12 Sep 2020 - 10:52 GMT

The volunteers who are all aged above 18 will be injected with two doses.

Egypt, UNDP discuss fostering cooperation in light of COVID-19 pandemic

Thu, 10 Sep 2020 - 02:58 GMT

The meeting aims to accelerate progress in achieving the 17 United Nations Sustainable goals, particularly in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

EgyptAir resumes flights to Accra, Lagos, Abuja

Mon, 07 Sep 2020 - 02:35 GMT

Egypt’s state-owned flag carrier EgyptAir announced resuming direct flights between Cairo and Accra in Ghana at a rate of two flights per week as of Thursday.

Egypt sends urgent medical aid to Iraq to face COVID-19 crisis

Sat, 05 Sep 2020 - 12:58 GMT

The aid shipment included more than 14 tons of medicines and medical supplies such as medical masks, and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

Russia to resume flights with Egypt amid coronavirus

Thu, 03 Sep 2020 - 10:20 GMT

The Russian government announced resuming flights with Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and the Maldives, after suspension over the spread of the novel coronavirus, Reuters reported.

Egypt received 130K tourists in past 2 months: Aviation Min.

Wed, 02 Sep 2020 - 02:16 GMT

Minister of Civil Aviation Mohamed Manar added that the aviation sector is one of the sectors that stopped completely due to pandemic.

Daily coronavirus cases in Egypt rise to 237 amid warnings of possible 2nd wave

Fri, 28 Aug 2020 - 11:46 GMT

Egypt has reported 237 new coronavirus (COVID-19) cases on Thursday, up from 89 cases on Saturday, the lowest since April 11, according to Egyptian Health Ministry’s figures, amid the ministry’s warnings of a possible second wave.

Egyptian Health min. warns of possible 2nd coronavirus wave as safety measures widely ignored

Thu, 27 Aug 2020 - 02:20 GMT

Egypt’s Health Minister Hala Zayed on Wednesday warned of some citizens’ lax behavior during the coronavirus crisis, including not committing to wearing masks in crowded areas and public transportation, saying it may lead to a second wave of the pandemic in the northeastern African country.

Egypt reports 206 new coronavirus cases as gov’t concerned by new rise

Thu, 27 Aug 2020 - 09:38 GMT

The ministry also reported the death of 19 patients, rising the death toll to 5,317.

Egypt’s Vacsera, Chinese company to sign anti-COVID-19 vaccine agreement in Sept.

Wed, 26 Aug 2020 - 01:41 GMT

Minister of Health Hala Zayed announced Wednesday during the Cabinet meeting that a cooperation agreement will be signed next month with one of the Chinese companies to manufacture coronavirus vaccine.

Egypt’s zoos re-open after long hiatus

Tue, 25 Aug 2020 - 08:56 GMT

All zoos across Egypt opened their doors Monday to receive visitors after a 6-month closure due to COVID-19 spread.

Egyptian Health Ministry allocates separate routes in hospitals for coronavirus patients

Sun, 23 Aug 2020 - 01:34 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Health affirmed allocating separate places and routes inside hospitals for patients, which are different from the routes allocated for coronavirus (COVID-19) patients.

Egypt reports 89 new COVID-19 cases, lowest in months

Sun, 23 Aug 2020 - 09:21 GMT

The number of deaths, however, remains high for the decreasing number of new cases, as the Health Ministry has reported 12 deaths, given that the ministry has reported less than 12 deaths on May 22 when the cases rose to 783.

Friday prayer to resume in big mosques after suspension over coronavirus: Egypt’s PM

Thu, 20 Aug 2020 - 01:57 GMT

After five months of almost total suspension of Muslim’s Friday prayer due to spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), Prime Minister Mustafa Madbouli said big mosques that can maintain coronavirus preventive measures can receive worshippers for the Friday prayer starting August 28.

Evangelical Church resumes Friday mass worship as of August 28

Thu, 20 Aug 2020 - 01:17 GMT

The Head of the Evangelical Church Zaki ensured that attention and caution must be taken in the coming period to avoid any new infections with Coronavirus.

Parl't approves 11 presidential decrees on int'l deals

Tue, 18 Aug 2020 - 11:34 GMT

The House of Representatives on Tuesday approved 11 presidential decrees on international agreements.

Egypt’s Health Ministry sends thousands of coronavirus medication bags to families in self-quarantine

Mon, 17 Aug 2020 - 10:18 GMT

More than 190,000 bags containing medicine and medical equipment for coronavirus patients have been delivered to those quarantined in houses and their contacts, Egypt’s Health Minister Hala Zayed in a ministerial meeting on Monday said.

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