Egypt’s Ministry of Health and Population announced that 318 new COVID-19 cases were recorded on Friday evening in addition to 11 cases of death, bringing the total number of cases to 289,353.
A senior Egyptian official said the mortality rate as a result of the new wave of COVID-19 is likely to increase after three weeks, after recording a significant rise in the number of infections.
The Egyptian Drug Authority has approved Egypt’s locally manufactured doses of Sinovac, Head of the Holding Company for Biological Products and Vaccines (VACSERA), Heba Waly, said.
Egypt has announced that doctors, government employees, teachers, university professors, admin workers and students above the age of 18 will get the coronavirus vaccine in September.
Presidential Adviser for Health Dr. Awad Tag El-Din announced on Monday, 16 August that vaccination will become mandatory in all public institutions in Egypt, following his warnings that Egypt may be on the brink of a fourth COVID-19 wave if infections continue to rise. He also stated that no COVID-19 …
Egypt’s Covid-19 vaccine rollout has failed to prioritise at-risk and marginalised populations, according to a new report by Amnesty International.
The Egyptian Ministry of Health has adopted new anti-coronavirus measures that will affect passengers coming to Egypt at various airports, crossings and marine ports.
Health Ministry official Mohamed al-Nady warned on Sunday that Egypt is in the peak of its third wave of coronavirus, as case numbers remain high and hospitals are filling.
Egypt’s Doctors’ Syndicate has announced that at least 500 doctors have died from Covid-19 in the country since the beginning of the pandemic over a year ago.
Sixty-one doctors have died from coronavirus since the start of April, the Egyptian Medical Syndicate announced this week.