Egypt reported a slight increase in new coronavirus infections on Sunday, with 588 new coronavirus cases bringing the country’s tally up to 185,922 ministry spokesperson Khaled Megahed announced. Egypt has officially entered the second wave of the pandemic, after cases have risen steadily over November. The wave reached its beak in December 31 when Egypt reported 1,418 new infections, until cases began to gradually drop off. Meanwhile, the Egyptian of Health and Population Ministry announced that about 2,200 citizens received the coronavirus vaccine during the first three days of Egypt’s public vaccination campaign. Megahed explained that 40 centers have been allocated nationwide to give citizens vaccines, including three centers in Cairo (Al-Nuzha Medical Center, Al-Katameya Medical Center, and Al-Zuhur Medical Center in Asmarat District) and four centers in Giza (Vacsera Center, Meet Okba Health Center, Sharq Al-Youm Medical Center in October, and the Center of Al-Motamayez in Al-Akhasas).
Source: Egypt Independent March 07, 2021 12:33 UTC