COVID-19 in Egypt: 823 new cases, 37 deaths reported on Sunday

Egypt’s Ministry of Health and Population on Sunday reported 823 new coronavirus cases, 37 deaths, and 543 recoveries.

A total of 381,343 cases have been reported in Egypt, with 21,608 deaths and 317,199 recoveries.

The Ministry of Health and Population said that the numbers of infections with the coronavirus in Egypt keep varying, and have not crossed the peak of the fourth wave so far.

While Egypt’s Supreme Committee for the Management of Coronavirus Crisis lifted some COVID-19 restrictions back in June, there is talk of reinstating some measures.

The government imposed a ban on all unvaccinated employees from entering their workplaces at all government facilities and unvaccinated university students from entering universities from November 15, as well as banning unvaccinated citizens from entering any government facility from December 1.

It also announced that all university students will be required to be vaccinated in order to attend exams at the end of the current academic year’s first semester.

The Ministry of Health and Population Ministry on Thursday said the total number of vaccinations in Egypt have amounted to 53,873,513, with a current vaccination rate of 353,130 doses per day.

A report from the ministry said that the total of those who received the first dose of the vaccine amounted to 33,778,817 people, compared to 20,094,696 people who received the second doses.

Egypt has thus far succeeded in providing all types of vaccines against, according to Government reports.

Egypt’s vaccination campaign began in January with priority groups and later expanded to university students.

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