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Friday, 22 January 2021
Corona in Egypt
'Egypt’s economy continues to be praised by international financial institutions amid the COVID-19 crisis based on its positive indices that mirror its resilience against internal and external shocks' said Finance Minister Maait
The total infection tally reached 158,174, while the death toll hit 8,696 since the outbreak began domestically in mid-February
Health authorities are getting ready to roll out more than one Covid-19 vaccine
Previously, AVATT secured provisional 270 million COVID-19 vaccine doses from Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson and AstraZeneca
The Financial Regulatory Authority made its announcement as part of its year ender report reviewing financial activities during 2020
Under the latest prompt cash payment under the exporters initiative, a total of EGP 13 billion was disbursed to 169 export companies during November and December
The country's total infection tally reached to 157,275, while the death toll hit 8,638
Since the outbreak of the coronavirus, Egypt has sent several medical aids to various Arab countries, including Sudan and Iraq
The EBRD provided €784 million of liquidity lines to local banks in Egypt for SMEs to protect jobs and help enterprises reshape through the recovery phase
The statement said that 702 patients have been discharged after recovering from the virus, bringing the total number of recoveries to 122,993
Egypt entered the second wave of the pandemic in the last week of December as it began recording double the number of infections daily in comparison with the preceding months.
The pandemic has thwarted efforts to decrease the budget deficit to a targeted 6.3 percent, the finance minister said
The health ministry also reported 52 new deaths, bringing the total number of deaths from the virus to 8,473
'We are waiting for the final bill in order to buy vaccines for 100 million Egyptians'
EgyptAir Company urged its passengers willing to travel to the UK to provide a negative PCR test carried out within 72 ...
University head called on civil society organisations to support Tahya Misr Fund and the government by contributing in paying for the vaccine.
Egypt's current FY2020/21 managed to attain positive indices despite the harsh impacts of COVID-19, said Minister of Finance Mohamed Maait.
To date, the EBRD has invested more than €7 billion in 125 projects in Egypt, where the bank’s areas of investment include the financial sector, agribusiness, manufacturing and services, as well as infrastructure projects
Mohamed Abdel-Alleem Dawoud, an MP, claimed that there is a shortage in medical oxygen supplies and medications in a number of hospitals, adding 'the situation is so dangerous at all hospitals nationwide.'
The syndicate also recorded the death of 31 of its members nationwide in the first ten days of 2021 due to the coronavirus
The endowments ministry continues to urge worshipers to adhere to the anti-virus precautionary measures
Egypt reported 970 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday bringing the total infection tally to 151,723 since the outbreak began ...
Minister of Health Hala Zayed stated during the event that Tahya Misr Fund was the main 'arm' to provide COVID-19 vaccines according to the directives of President El-Sisi
The higher education ministry confirms that no new decisions or proposals were made regarding the current exams system of universities and academic institutions
The daily recovery rate increased by 5 percent in the same period compared to the last week of December, according to Egypt’s Minister of Health Hala Zayed
sterilisation operations also disinfected the House of Representatives ahead of the convening of the first session of parliament on Tuesday
The country's daily coronavirus cases stay below the 1000-case mark for the third day in a row
The minister added that coronavirus-linked deaths recorded in the pandemic’s second wave are 50 percent less than the first wave’s numbers
Egypt reported officially 993 new coronavirus cases on Sunday bringing the total infection tally to 149,792 since the ...
As many as 125,674 violations have been reported nationwide for not wearing masks, 121,779 of whom already paid the immediate fines, each amounting to EGP 50
Health Minister Hala Zayed said Egypt lost a 'loyal leader' who served the country with “sincerity and dedication” and contributed to saving “millions of lives” amid the pandemic
The country registered the first drop below the 1,000-case threshold since 24 December
Egypt entered second wave of pandemic in last week of December after recording double the number of infections daily
The coronavirus situation in the Eastern Mediterranean is widely variable from one country to another, with countries like Egypt and Bahrain showing an upward trend
Egypt entered the second wave of the pandemic in the last week of December after it recorded double the number of infections daily.
The sterilisation operations come as part of the Armed Forces plan to provide support to various state bodies in their efforts to curb the spread of coronavirus infections
Egypt reported 1,219 new coronavirus cases on Thursday bringing the total infection tally to 146,809 since the outbreak ...
Carrefour said it will only allow the entry of one person from each family inside branches and ban children under 12 from entry
The ministry said on Thursday that 17,710 face mask violations have been reported nationwide during the last 24 hours
According to Wednesday's statement by the health ministry, the recorded 1,007 new coronavirus cases brought the total infection tally to 145,590 nationwide since the outbreak began in mid-February
The stability of the financial system helped the Egyptian economy withstand the repercussions of the pandemic
The country is facing a new crisis amid its fight against the coronavirus: a shortage in medical oxygen tanks
This decision reverses a series of decisions taken in October of last year by the ministry to raise the attendance cap at nurseries to 100 percent after months of closure due to the outbreak of the coronavirus in March
Health Minister Hala Zayed announced earlier this month that the vaccination process, using the Chinese Sinopharm vaccine, is expected to start for priority groups in mid-January
The initiative will cover 100 percent of non-hospitalised cases within two weeks, Health Minister Hala Zayed said
The country's infection daily toll has continued to decline for the fourth day in a row
Presidential orders were given to alleviate the woes of the hard-hit tourism sector, the CBE said
The statement said that 418 patients have been discharged after recovering from the virus, bringing the total number of recoveries to 113,898
The ministry affirmed the availability of oxygen in all hospitals receiving coronavirus patients nationwide
The minister said that the number of recorded cases represents only 10 percent of the true number of infections
The Digital Financial Inclusion for 2021 Initiative targets micro-sized projects and their clients to encourage them to use digital payment instruments for their transactions amid the COVID-19 crisis
The coming weeks will witness the beginning of mass COVID-19 vaccination in the country, with medical teams and the chronically sick pegged to receive the vaccine first
Egypt entered the second wave of the pandemic in the last week of December, recording double the number of infections daily
It is the third consecutive day for Egypt to report daily coronavirus cases above the 1400-case threshold
Cemeteries will only open in the case of burials, the Church said
The country has been seeing a second wave of the pandemic since the last week of December, recording double the number of infections daily
The statement said that 721 patients have been discharged after recovering from the virus, bringing the total number of recoveries to 112,826
Egypt reported 1,418 new coronavirus cases on Thursday bringing the total infection tally to 138,062 since the outbreak ...
Tebboune returned to Algeria on Tuesday after two months in a German hospital where he was treated for COVID-19 since late October
The cabinet ordered remaining classes in the first semester of the current academic take place only through an online system starting Saturday
Banque Misr is the second largest bank in Egypt with a clear focus on SME lending and a large retail presence across Egypt
According to the Egyptian health ministry bulletin, 56 new deaths were reported on Wednesday, bringing the total number of deaths from the virus to 7,576
Egypt, which is currently facing the second wave of the pandemic, has been witnessing a rebound of daily infections since November
In September, Maait said government service e-bills grew in one year by 223 percent at the end of July
Today's infection toll is down from 1,359 a day earlier
Cairo’s Metro Authority has announced that it is imposing EGP 50 fines for those who do not wear facemasks inside ...
As the year comes to a close, the country's economy survived the toughest test it faced since the launch of the economic reform programme in November 2016
The action comes in line with pre-emptive measures that the government is taking amid the second wave of COVID-19
Despite reporting low rates over the past five months, more than 1,000 people have been infected every day since Thursday
The announcement comes as the country is currently witnessing a second wave of the coronavirus
Last week, Saudi Arabia and Oman closed their borders over fears regarding a new coronavirus strain
Travellers who did not provide negative PCR tests upon arrival were tested at the Hurghada airport
Minister of Health Hala Zayed stated on Wednesday that Egypt is currently witnessing the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic
Officials said they will exercise 'zero tolerance' against people who fail to adhere to preventive measures against the pandemic
Gomaa contracted the virus last month to miss the 2-1 loss in the African Champions League final against archrivals Ahly before clearing himself 15 December after testing negative
This is the third consecutive day for the country's health ministry to register a daily infections toll of more than 1,000
The mass will be held at the Anba Bishoy Monastery and only a limited number of bishops and monks will be allowed to attend
The decisions limiting the attendance of religious gatherings come as Egypt is suffering from second coronavirus wave
The three MPs will be replaced either by holding by-elections or by "reserve candidates"
Dar El-Ifta said administrating the vaccine is permissible if the gelatin used is changed into another non-pork material during the manufacturing process
This is the second consecutive day for the country's health ministry to register daily infections toll more than 1000 daily cases
'I also extend a very special thanks to the Ministry of Health and to all the doctors and nursing staff who are supervising my case,' the 65-year-old actress posted on her Twitter account
Lashin Ibrahim, a distinguished appeal court judge, headed the NEA since 2017, overseeing presidential and parliamentary elections as well as a referendum on amendments to the country's constitution
Minister of Health Hala Zayed stated on Wednesday that Egypt is currently witnessing the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic
Egypt received first batch of China’s Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine last week
The statement said that 398 patients have been discharged after recovering from the virus, bringing the total number of recoveries to 107,961
Egypt recorded 911 coronavirus cases and 42 fatalities on Wednesday
Madbouly called for confronting violations of precautionary measures to avoid a lockdown
Egypt reported 788 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday bringing the total infection tally to 127,061 since the outbreak began ...
Many farmers struggle to sell their reaped crops due to coronavirus consequences
Today's figures push the total tally of coronavirus infections to 126,237 and death toll to 7,130
So far, the country has registered 125,555 cases of coronavirus officially since February, including 7,098 fatalities and 106,817 recoveries
Students will not pass unless they take the exams in person at school, however
The statement said that 336 patients have been discharged after recovering from the virus, bringing the total number of recoveries to 106,817
Today's figures push the total infection tally to 124,891 and the death toll to 7,069 since the outbreak began in February
The governorate said El-Sherif is in a good health condition and will resume his responsibilities remotely while self-isolating
Dar Al-Iftaa appealed to citizens to adhere to precautions, the decisions of authorities, and preventive measures in order to spread a coronavirus protection culture during gatherings
A production line has been established in the headquarters of the Egyptian Holding Company for Biological Products and Vaccines (VACSERA)
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