Egypt reports 865 new Covid-19 cases , 40 deaths on Thursday

Ahram Online , Friday 15 Oct 2021

Egypt reported 865 new coronavirus cases on Thursday, bringing the total infection tally officially to 315,842 since the outbreak began in February 2020, said Health Ministry in its daily coronavirus update statement.

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The ministry also reported 40 new coronavirus related deaths in the past 24 hours nationwide, bringing the total number of deaths from the virus to 17,846.

The statement added that 781 patients have been discharged after recovering from the virus, bringing the total number of recoveries to 266,444.

Over 8.2 million people have been fully vaccinated with the two recommended jabs. 

The total administered doses include 15.1 million initial doses and 8.2 million second doses since the start of the country's vaccination campaign earlier this year.

As the country seeks to ramp vaccinations, Health minister Hala Zayed said the ministry is planning to increase the number of the vaccination centres from 1,100 to 2,002 by installing new camps at all public hospitals nationwide.




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