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Health Ministry advises public to adhere to protective measures to tackle Omicron variant
New Omicron sub-variant is less aggressive but spreads faster: Egypt’s Presidential Health Adviser
The adviser stressed that there is stability in the current epidemiological situation in Egypt, saying that “this global pandemic will end, but we must be sufficiently careful about what is happening globally because the world is open, and people are coming from all over the globe.”
Bassant Mohammed
April 13, 2022
Committee to Combat COVID-19 warns of increase in Omicron infections
Virus spreads significantly due to drop in temperatures
Daily News Egypt
January 19, 2022
World Economic Forum to defer annual meeting due to Omicron outbreak
The meeting, scheduled for Jan. 17-21 in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, was postponed due to the “continued uncertainty over the Omicron outbreak.”
December 20, 2021
Egypt reports its first Omicron variant cases
Three people were found to have the variant among 26 travellers who tested positive for coronavirus at Cairo International Airport, the Health Ministry said in a statement late Friday.
Bassant Mohammed
December 19, 2021
Most patients infected with Omicron COVID-19 variant get mild symptoms: S. African doctor
Angelique Cootze, who has treated 70 patients diagnosed with the new variant, said she has seen most patients with mild symptoms such as headaches, body aches and sore throats over the past two weeks.
December 8, 2021
No Omicron variant cases reported in Egypt, but we cannot block it: official
No plan to ban unvaccinated citizens from entering government institutions
Daily News Egypt
December 1, 2021
No cases of Omicron variant in Egypt so far: Health Ministry
New shipment of 3 million doses of Pfizer vaccines arrives in Cairo
Daily News Egypt
November 29, 2021
Travel bans due to Omicron “hammer blow” to South Africa’s local economy recovery: official
“This has been a hammer blow to our major job-creating sector in the province precisely when we needed a recovery, to claw back jobs lost over the last 19 months,” said Winde.
November 28, 2021
Health Ministry advises public to adhere to protective measures to tackle Omicron variant
Egypt suspends direct flights with South Africa, Lesotho, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Namibia, and Eswatini
Mohammed El-Said
November 27, 2021
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