Egypt’s Health Ministry reported in its daily coronavirus statement that 47 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 20,966.
The statement added that 905 patients have been discharged after recovering from the virus, bringing the total number of recoveries to 367,456.
On Thursday, Egypt received 1.27 million doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine from Spain via the COVAX initiative according to the Spanish Embassy in Cairo.
Egypt has been supplied with around 98.4 million doses of different coronavirus vaccines, whether wholly made or in the form of raw materials, since the start of the pandemic according to Acting Health Minister Khaled Abdel Ghaffar last this week.
Around 51 million doses are ready for use, and about 48 million single doses have been administered, Abdel-Ghaffar said