Reuters AMR ABDALLAH DALSH
The Egyptian Ministry of Health announced that it had recorded 42 deaths and 581 new cases of Coronavirus, in the last 24 hours.
Ministry spokesman Khaled Mujahid said in a statement that the total number of deaths due to the virus in the country reached 10,778, while the total number of infections reached 183591.
The previous day, Egypt announced 48 deaths and 586 cases of the virus.
Egypt had recently received 300 thousand doses of the Chinese “Sinopharma” vaccine to prevent Corona virus, in the second batch it received from the company after the first shipment that included 50 thousand doses last December.
Egypt also received 50,000 doses of the “AstraZeneca” vaccine in early February, as part of its program to vaccinate health workers.