Minister of Health Hala Zayed
Minister of Health Hala Zayed said that her ministry is about to receive a large batch of the Chinese Sinopharm vaccine within hours.
In a telephone call with TV talk-show host Amr Adib on Friday, the minister said that Egypt is scheduled to receive 40 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine from the International Vaccine Alliance (GAVI) by the end of the current month.
On 30 March, Egypt will receive 5.8 million doses of AstraZeneca, Zayed noted.
On 23 February, Egypt received 300,000 doses of Sinopharm vaccine, offered as a gift by the government of China.