Egypt Independent

10 hours ago

Trump’s troubles in Arizona mount with coronavirus surge

(Reuters) – Arizona has served as a southwestern bulwark for Republicans for decades, voting for a Democratic presidential candidate only once since 1948. But a surge of coronavirus cases in ...
Read More

10 hours ago

Iran coronavirus death toll exceeds 12,000 as lockdown curbs ease

(Reuters) – Iran’s coronavirus death toll exceeded 12,000 on Wednesday, the health ministry said, with 153 deaths in the past 24 hours, amid a sharp rise in the number of ...
Read More

11 hours ago

Egypt has 3rd most coronavirus cases among Arab nations: Johns Hopkins University

The Johns Hopkins University reported that among Arab countries, the largest numbers of coronavirus cases were in Saudi Arabia (217,100), followed by Qatar (100,900), Egypt (77,200), Iraq (64,700), the UAE ...
Read More

2 days ago

2020 Watch: Has Trump surrendered to the coronavirus?

Presidential politics move fast. What we’re watching heading into a new week on the 2020 campaign: Days to next set of primaries (New Jersey and Delaware): One Days to general ...
Read More

2 days ago

Qatar coronavirus cases exceed 100,000, Kuwait tops 50,000

DUBAI (Reuters) — The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Qatar exceeded 100,000 and Kuwait surpassed 50,000 on Monday, their health ministries said. Qatar, which has seen its daily case ...
Read More

3 days ago

Hundreds of scientists say coronavirus is airborne, ask WHO to revise recommendations: NYT

(Reuters) – Hundreds of scientists say there is evidence that the novel coronavirus in smaller particles in the air can infect people and are calling for the World Health Organization ...
Read More

3 days ago

Oldest person in Egypt’s isolation hospitals dies of coronavirus

The oldest person in Egypt’s quarantine hospitals, 106-year-old Ibrahim al-Attar, has passed away from a blood clot caused by a coronavirus infection on Sunday at the Educational Damanhour Hospital, his ...
Read More

3 days ago

Egypt’s birth rates may decline following coronavirus outbreak: Deputy Minister

Egypt’s birth rates under the coronavirus are likely to decline owing to a mixture of factors such as job losses and burdens on the health system’s services brought on by ...
Read More

3 days ago

UAE restructures government, seeking more agility as it deals with coronavirus impact

DUBAI (Reuters) – The United Arab Emirates announced a broad government restructuring on Sunday for more “agile and swift” decision-making following the coronavirus pandemic, merging government entities and appointing new ...
Read More

3 days ago

Egyptian actress Ragaa al-Geddawy dies of coronavirus health complications

Veteran Egyptian actress Ragaa al-Geddawy, 81, has died of health complications following her infection with the coronavirus. The staff of Ismailia’s Abu Khalifa isolation hospital performed Geddawy’s funeral rites on ...
Read More