Egypt’s Ministry of Health and Population said they have registered 1,523 new COVID-19 cases and 34 related deaths in the last 24 hours, bringing the tally to 483,771 nationwide.
The ministry in a statement said another 1,321 patients have been recovered from the virus and discharged from hospitals during the same span of time.
In total, 413,482 patients have been recovered and 24,074 lost their lives to the virus since the outbreak of the virus started in the country two years ago.
The Presidential Advisor for Health and Prevention Affairs, Mohamed Awad Tag-Eddin said that the epidemiological situation of COVID-19 in Egypt this month is much better than last month.
According to Tag-Eddin, there were fewer positive COVID-19 cases compared to the last month, while saying that the Omicron variant is less ferocious than the COVID-19.
Tag-Eddin said that the number of patients in intensive care units have also dropped significantly.
The Egypt Health Ministry also said that they received 119.3 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines since the end of December.
The ministry called on the citizens to register their name on the ministry’s website to get their vaccines, terming vaccination drive as a key element to halt the spread of the virus in the society.
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