On Thursday, Egypt’s Health Ministry reported 1985 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the country’s total up to 417453 .
The total number of COVID-19-related deaths has now reached 22496 nationwide after the ministry announced 36 deaths.
About 1991 patients were discharged from quarantine at isolation hospitals, raising the total number of fully-recovered cases to 351418 .
It is worth mentioning that, Egypt has managed so far to vaccinate around 40.2% of people against the Coronavirus, according to health officials.
The country is also aiming to vaccinate 70% of citizens in the coming period.
Egypt’s vaccination campaign started in January 2021 using various types of imported and locally made vaccines and vaccinating millions of citizens.
About 500,000 citizens received COVID-19 booster shots, especially those with weak immunity.