The Health Ministry said Wednesday that 907 new coronavirus cases were detected, upping the total number of confirmed cases reported in the country since the beginning of the outbreak to 327,286.
Egypt’s Attorney general, Hamada El Sawy said, Wednesday that investigations are ongoing with number of officials inside the Ministry of health whom facing several accusations.
Students in Egypt will not be allowed to enter university campuses from 15 November unless they can show proof they do not have coronavirus or have been vaccinated, the supreme council of universities announced on Sunday.
The Egyptian government, represented by Health and Population Ministry, began enforcing s decree to prevent the entry of workers until after receiving their coronavirus vaccine, or showing a PCR analysis every three days through the central laboratories.
Egypt ranks fifth worldwide and first in the Middle East and North Africa in underreporting Covid-19 deaths, a new report by the World Bank has shown.
Egyptian Public Prosecution authorities ordered the immediate detaining of three men on Sunday 11 October pending investigations into their alleged mishandling of Sinopharm vaccine doses in Minya.
In a post on its official Facebook page on Sunday 26 September, the Egyptian Medical Syndicate mourned the death of a total of 600 Egyptian doctors since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
A source at the Egyptian Ministry of Health has labelled the country’s vaccination system a failure, in an exclusive comment to The New Arab’s sister publication, Al-Araby Al-Jadeed.
The the Ministry of Health and Population shared data saying COVID-19 cases in Egypt have jumped by 72.4% since the start of September.
Egypt is getting ready to open a large factory to produce coronavirus vaccines, at a time when the country is seeing a modest uptick in cases and inoculation rates remain low.