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Health Ministry: Average of Daily COVID-19 Cases, Deaths Is Declining

Thu 12 May 2022 | 01:45 PM
NaDa Mustafa

The Ministry of Health and Population confirmed on Thursday that the average of daily COVID-19 cases and deaths in Egypt is declining. 

In press remarks, Health ministry spokesman Hossam Abdel Ghaffar said that COVID vaccines have contributed to dramatically decreasing the number of cases, hospitalizations, and deaths.

On Saturday, the Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population announced that a daily average of eight coronavirus infections had been reported over the past week, with the country’s daily infections dropping to their lowest levels since the start of the pandemic.

The country also reported a daily average of four coronavirus-related deaths from 30 April to 6 May, according to the ministry’s weekly update on the pandemic nationwide.

Furthermore, a daily average of 20 people were discharged from hospitals over the past seven days, bringing the total number of recoveries since the outbreak began in February 2020 up to 445,282.

More than 45 million people have received their first dose of the coronavirus vaccine, and more than 34.5 million have been fully vaccinated.

Additionally, more than 2.69 million inpiduals have received their booster shots since the start of the country’s mass vaccination campaign last year.