Corona in Egypt

Egypt reported 949 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday bringing the total infection tally officially to 358,578 since the outbreak began in February 2020, said Health Ministry in its daily coronavirus update statement.
Qatar's Ministry of Health mandated that all Incoming travellers that are non-residents of Qatar must register via a pre-registration website and upload all required documents at least three days before arrival, the Qatari Ministry of Public Health said on Monday.
Egypt's water security “is an integral part of Arab water security”, Saudi Arabia’s Minister of State for African Affairs Ahmed Abdul Aziz Kattan affirmed in a meeting with Egypt’s Ambassador in Riyadh Ahmed Farouk on Tuesday.
President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi ratified on Monday a recently-issued law, No. 152 of 2021, on measures to fight epidemics and pandemics in Egypt after it was approved by the House of Representatives in mid-November.
Egypt reported 911 new coronavirus cases on Monday bringing the total infection tally officially to 357,629 since the outbreak began in February 2020, said Health Ministry in its daily coronavirus update statement.
Egypt is continuing efforts to develop its partnership with the EU and explore new vistas of cooperation that serve its development process and ability to address challenges, provide jobs and improve living conditions, Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said on Monday.
Parental approval is “essential and needed” for the vaccination of 12 to 15-year-old minors against COVID-19, said the spokesperson for Egypt’s health ministry Hossam Abdel-Ghaffar on Monday.
Lebanon's president arrived in Qatar Monday for the opening ceremony of an Arab soccer tournament amid - and for talks on the diplomatic crisis between Beirut and oil-rich Gulf nations.
Egypt records 951 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, bringing the total infection tally officially to 356,718 since the outbreak began in February 2020, said the Health Ministry in its daily coronavirus update statement.
Egypt's government approved on Sunday to vaccinate children from age 12 to 15 years old against Covid-19 using Pfizer.
Egypt has suspended direct flights from and to South Africa over concerns of new Covid-19 variant “Omicron”.
Egypt reported 913 new coronavirus cases on Friday bringing the total infection tally officially to 354,836 since the outbreak began in February 2020, said Health Ministry in its daily coronavirus update statement.
The discovery of a new coronavirus variant sent a chill through much of the world Friday as nations raced to halt air travel, markets fell sharply and scientists held emergency meetings to weigh the exact risks, which were largely unknown.
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War-hit Ethiopia has announced new rules against sharing information on battlefield outcomes in the war against Tigrayan rebels, a move that could bring sanctions against journalists.
Morocco has decided to suspend flights to and from France, where daily coronavirus infections are rising, the foreign ministry said on Thursday.
Britain's government said Thursday it was "disappointed" by threats from French fishermen to blockade the Channel Tunnel in a dispute over post-Brexit fishing rights.
Cabinet Spokesperson Nader Saad announced on Wednesday that there are 4,150,000 Egyptians who are eligible to receive a third booster coronavirus shot starting December.
Egypt reported 901 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, bringing the total infection tally officially to 353,613 since the outbreak began in February 2020, the health ministry said in its daily COVID-19 update statement.
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Egypt received on Wednesday evening a shipment of 3.68 million doses of coronavirus vaccine shots via the COVAX initiative, the Egyptian health ministry announced.
Twenty small towns in northern Italy's autonomous South Tyrol province went into a partial lockdown Wednesday to try to contain rising coronavirus infections and save the key winter tourism season in one of the least-vaccinated parts of Italy.
Ethiopia's Nobel Peace Prize-winning prime minister has gone to the battlefront to take charge in a yearlong war as rival fighters approach the capital, his government announced Wednesday.
The European Medicines Agency said Tuesday it may decide "within weeks" whether to approve Merck's anti-Covid pill, Lagevrio, which could offer patients an easy at-home treatment for the disease.
Two Palestinian hunger strikers, including one who went without food for 131 days, on Monday suspended their strikes against Israel's controversial policy of detaining them without charge after reaching a deal that will allow them to go free in the coming months, a prisoner rights group said.
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Egypt reported 870 new coronavirus cases on Monday, bringing the total infection tally officially to 351,267 since the outbreak began in February 2020, the health ministry said in its daily COVID-19 update statement.
Iran said it hoped a visit by the head of the UN's atomic watchdog that started Monday would be "constructive", a week ahead of the resumption of talks seeking to revive the 2015 nuclear deal.
Egypt and Liverpool winger Mohamed Salah has been named among the shortlist for the FIFA Best Player of the Year Award 2021 in a list published by the World governing body on Monday.
Egypt reported 884 new coronavirus cases on Sunday bringing the total infection tally officially to 350,397 since the outbreak began in February 2020, said Health Ministry in its daily coronavirus update statement.
A one-time confidante to Benjamin Netanyahu began testifying against him Monday in the former Israeli prime minister's corruption trial in Jerusalem.
Sudan's Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok and General Abdel-Fattah Al-Burhan signed an agreement in a public ceremony in the presidential palace in Khartoum on Sunday afternoon to end the month-old political crisis in the country.
Israel is set to sign a declaration of intent with neighboring Jordan on building a major solar power plant in the kingdom that will be used to generate electricity for Israel, as well as power a desalination plant there to send water onto Jordan, an Israeli official said Sunday.
The foreign minister of Yemen's government in exile warned Sunday that a rebel takeover of the crucial, energy-rich city of Marib would be a disaster on the scale of the collapse of its ancient dam that decimated an entire kingdom.
Chileans will vote for a new president Sunday following a polarizing campaign in which the leading candidates vowed to chart starkly different paths for the region's most economically advanced country staggered by a recent wave of social unrest.
Egypt reported 902 new coronavirus cases on Saturday, bringing the total infection tally officially to 349,513 since the outbreak began in February 2020, the health ministry said in its daily COVID-19 update statement.
Egypt reported 892 new coronavirus cases on Friday in a noticeable decline in the daily tally, bringing the total number of infections to 348,611 since the outbreak began in February 2020.
At least 30 people are dead or missing after flash floods hit southern India, reports said Saturday, with three buses washed away in one incident.
The Japanese government announced that it was donating an unknown number of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine doses to Egypt.
Egypt reported 911 new coronavirus cases on Thursday bringing the total infection tally officially to 347,719 since the outbreak began in February 2020, the Health Ministry said in its daily COVID-19 update statement.
Egypt and Qatar have signed agreements to supply fuel and basic construction materials to the Gaza Strip, the Qatari Foreign Ministry said following a ministerial meeting of the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee (AHLC) in Oslo on Wednesday evening.
Egypt reported 960 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, the highest single-day toll since 31 May 2021, bringing the total infection tally officially to 346,808 since the outbreak began in February 2020, said Health Ministry in its daily coronavirus update statement.
Egypt’s Dar al-Ifta, the official body responsible for issuing religious edicts, said on Wednesday that forging COVID-19 vaccine certificates is religiously prohibited.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Wednesday it would be a "tragic mistake" for Russia to embark on "military adventurism" on the borders of Poland and Ukraine, amid escalating regional tensions.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken opened his first official visit to Africa in Kenya with an appeal Wednesday for the preservation of democracy and inclusion in politically and ethnically fractured societies.
Egypt reported 941 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, bringing the total infection tally officially to 345,848 since the outbreak began in February 2020, said the Health Ministry in its daily Covid-19 update statement.
Egypt reported 946 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, bringing the total infection tally officially to 344,907 since the outbreak began in February 2020, said the Health Ministry in its daily coronavirus update statement.
South Africa demanded on Monday that a 2022 World Cup qualifier against Ghana be replayed after a controversial penalty cost them an African play-offs slot.
Egypt reported 935 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, bringing the total infection tally officially to 343,91 since the outbreak began in February 2020, said the Health Ministry in its daily coronavirus update statement.
Starting Monday, unvaccinated employees in Egypt’s public sector will not be allowed to enter their workplace unless they are officially vaccinated or present a negative PCR test every week.
Egypt’s Drug Authority officially announced on Sunday the start of clinical trials for COVI-VAX, the country’s first coronavirus vaccine.
Egypt registered 69 fatalities on Saturday, the highest single-day rise of coronavirus deaths since 14 July 2020 when 73 fatalities were reported.
Polish police said Saturday that the body of a young Syrian man was found in the woods near the border with Belarus, the latest victim in a political standoff at the European Union's eastern border.
Dozens of Jewish settlers stormed on Thursday the Al-Aqsa Mosque / Haram Al-Sharif compound in the occupied East Jerusalem, Petra reported.
Egypt reported 919 new coronavirus cases on Thursday, bringing the total infection tally officially to 341,188 since the outbreak began in February 2020.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry said on Wednesday that Egypt discussed with US officials the possibility of holding the next round of the US- Egypt strategic dialogue in Cairo in 2023.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday said that the Palestinian question is going through a very delicate and possibly the most difficult phase.
Egypt reported 934 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, bringing the total infection tally officially to 340,269 since the outbreak began in February 2020.
Egypt reported 929 new coronavirus cases on Monday, bringing the total infection tally officially to 338,414 since the outbreak began in February 2020.
Egypt has completed the rehabilitation and lining of 3,134km of irrigation canals, Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Mohamed Abdel-Ati said in a statement on Monday.
Egypt reported Sunday 65 Covid-19 deaths , the highest death toll recorded in the country in seven months when 66 Covid-19 deaths were reported on 8 May 2021.
Egypt is set to boast the world's sixth longest high-speed network after the completion of its first high-speed electric railway, Michael Peter, CEO of Germany's Siemens, which was awarded the venture, told Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi on Sunday during the inauguration of the TransMEA 2021.
The U.N.'s top human rights body is holding an urgent session about Sudan on Friday after a power grab there nearly two weeks ago, with Britain, the United States, Germany and Norway leading a push to commission an expert to monitor the situation.
Egypt reported 911 new coronavirus cases on Thursday bringing the total infection tally officially to 334,751 since the outbreak began in February 2020, said Health Ministry in its daily coronavirus update statement.
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Egypt reported 951 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, bringing the total infection tally officially to 333,840 since the outbreak began in February 2020.
Turkey's cyber police on Wednesday launched a legal probe into "baseless" social media posts speculating about President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's health.
Egypt reported 921 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, bringing the total infection tally officially to 332,889 since the outbreak began in February 2020.
Egypt will vaccinate teens aged between 15 to 18 nationwide starting from Wednesday as the country is expanding its mass vaccination campaign against Covid-19, cabinet spokesman Nader Saad said on Tuesday.
Egypt registered 60 fatalities on Monday, the highest daily number of coronavirus deaths since 20 May when 61 deaths were recorded.
Tottenham are in advanced talks to make Antonio Conte their new manager after sacking Nuno Espirito Santo, according to widespread reports on Monday.
Tribal protesters on Monday lifted their weekslong blockade on Sudan's main seaport and oil pipelines, and reopened roads linking the port to the rest of the country, a tribal leader said, following a deal with the military to remove the barricades for one month.
Egypt reported 933 new coronavirus infections on Sunday, bringing the total infection tally to 331,017 since the outbreak in February 2020, reported the health ministry in its daily coronavirus update.
Egypt received on Sunday its first shipment of the Moderna Covid-19 vaccines, comprising 784,280 doses, from Canada, according to statement by the Egyptian health ministry.
Qatar’s ambassador in Cairo said that his country considers Egypt a fertile ground for investment in light of the unprecedented progress and the positive improvements the country is going through in all fields; particularly in the investment climate.
The UN climate summit in Glasgow formally opens Sunday, a day before leaders from around the world gather in Scotland's biggest city to lay out their vision for addressing the common challenge of global warming.
French President Emmanuel Macron and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson agreed Sunday to work on "practical and operational measures" to resolve a simmering row over post-Brexit fishing rights, Macron's office said.
Egypt reported 927 new coronavirus cases on Friday bringing the total infection tally officially to 329,136 since the outbreak began in February 2020, said Health Ministry in its daily coronavirus update statement.
The numbers of Coronavirus cases continue to escalate as Egypt reported 923 new coronavirus cases on Thursday, bringing the total infection tally officially to 328,209 since the outbreak began in February 2020.
Alfredo Abad, the regional representative of the European Investment Bank (EIB) in Egypt, asserted that Egypt’s decision to not renew the state of emergency will positively affect the country’s economy and lure more investments.
Egypt reported 53 coronavirus deaths on Wednesday, nearing the 54 number of fatalities recorded on 27 May,
Two million Chinese coronavirus vaccine doses will arrive in Egypt "very soon," Chinese ambassador Liao Liqiang said at an online press conference on Wednesday.
Egypt reported 871 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, bringing the total infection tally officially to 326,379 since the outbreak began in February 2020, said Health Ministry in its daily coronavirus update statement.
Egypt has vaccinated between 23-24 million people against Covid-19 with no serious side effects from the vaccines recorded, a presidential adviser said on Tuesday.
Egypt reported 889 new coronavirus cases on Monday, bringing the total infection tally officially to 325,508 since the outbreak began in February 2020, said Health Ministry in its daily coronavirus update statement.
The EU's drug watchdog on Monday approved booster doses of Moderna's Covid vaccine for all over-18s, amid concerns that protection levels dip after initial jabs.
With no new faces, Egyptian Premier League title holders Zamalek will begin their campaign to defend their crown against Enppi in the first matchday of the domestic competition at Petrosport stadium on Tuesday.
Egypt received the third batch of 1,058,400 shots of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine (Janssen) on Monday through the African Vaccine Acquisition Trust in cooperation with the African Export-Import Bank, the Ministry of Health said.
Military forces arrested Sudan's acting prime minister and other senior officials Monday, disrupted internet access and blocked bridges in the capital, the country's information ministry said, describing the actions as a coup.
Federal prosecutors in the United Arab Emirates said Sunday they've launched a major investigation into Dubai-based real estate developer Union Properties.
Tourism in the Red Sea region is gaining momentum, with occupancy rates of 80 per cent and rising, Chair of the Egyptian Red Sea Hotels Association Alaa Akel says.
President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi ratified the treaty to eliminate double taxation with Cyprus, which was signed in October 2018, according to the official gazette.
Egypt reported 883 new coronavirus cases on Thursday bringing the total infection tally officially to 321,967 since the outbreak began in February 2020, said Health Ministry in its daily coronavirus update statement.
The Iranian capital Tehran has held its main public Friday prayer service for the first time in 20 months, after it was halted amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ethiopia's government says it has again carried out airstrikes in the capital of the country's Tigray region. It's the fourth time this week as a nearly year-long war intensifies.
Egypt reported 47 new deaths related to Covid-19 complications on Wednesday - the highest death toll for a single day since the start of the fourth wave of the pandemic in the fall nationwide making the total number of deaths from the virus jump to 18,105.
Egypt reported 868 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, bringing the total infection tally officially to 320,207 since the outbreak began in February 2020, said Health Ministry in its daily coronavirus update statement.
Egypt’s Unified Finance Law, now set for discussion by the House of Representatives, aims to correlate government spending better with performance
Egypt, Greece, and Cyprus signed on Tuesday a trilateral agreement on power linkage, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi said during a joint press conference after a summit gathering the leaders of the three countries in Athens.
Israel granted approval on Tuesday for 4,000 Palestinians to register as residents of the West Bank, the first such move in the Israeli-occupied territory in 12 years.