On Monday, Egypt’s Health Ministry reported 911 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the country’s total up to 357,629.
The total number of COVID-19-related deaths has now reached 20, 412 nationwide after the ministry announced 65 deaths.
About 730 patients were discharged from quarantine at isolation hospitals, raising the total number of fully-recovered cases to 296,897.
On November 14, the Egyptian Drug Authority (EDA) announced the start of clinical trials for CoviVacc, the country’s first coronavirus vaccine.
The authority confirmed that the vaccine is a fruitful outcome of cooperation between the National Research Center and Vaccine Valley Company.
While the daily tallies exceed 900 infections, Health Affairs Presidential Advisor Mohamed Awad Tag El-Din, stated that the fourth wave of coronavirus in the country has yet to reach its peak.
In televised remarks, he added that the number of daily injections of the virus is not stable yet.