Egypt reports 871 new coronavirus cases, 44 deaths on Sunday

Ahram Online , Monday 18 Oct 2021

Egypt reported 871 new coronavirus cases on Sunday bringing the total infection tally officially to 318,456 since the outbreak began in February 2020, said Health Ministry in its daily coronavirus update statement.


The Health Ministry reported in its daily coronavirus statement that 44 new deaths related to Covid-19 complications were recorded officially in the past 24 hours nationwide, bringing the total number of deaths from the virus to 17,970.

The statement added that 633 patients have been discharged after recovering from the virus, bringing the total number of recoveries to 268,843.

Minister Hala Zayed stated earlier on Sunday that the number of coronavirus vaccine doses administrated in Egypt reached 31.7 million doses nationwide.  

In a meeting for the Coronavirus follow up high committee headed by Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly, Zayed stated that Egypt’s currently stock of vaccine doses reached 63.2 million doses from AstraZeneca, Johnson & Johnson, Sinopharm, Sinovac, Sinovac-VACSERA, Sputnik, Moderna and Pfizer.

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