File Photo: A man wearing a protective face mask amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic walks in Cairo, Egypt taken on November 23, 2020. REUTERS
The ministry also recorded new 55 COVID-19 related deaths over the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths from the virus since the start of the pandemic to 18,483.
The statement added that 433 patients have been discharged after recovering from the virus, bringing the total number of recoveries to 276,801.
On Tuesday, the president's adviser for health affairs Dr Awad Tag El-Din said Egypt has vaccinated between 23-24 million citizens so far nationwide.
Egypt targets to vaccinate 40 million citizens by the end of the year, allocating around 1,100 vaccination centres nationwide.