Egypt will receive more shipments of the Chinese COVID-19 vaccine Sinopharm through the UAE within a few days, sources at the Health and Population Ministry announced Saturday. The sources said that the ministry is intensifying preparations to start vaccinating medical teams in isolation hospitals with the Sinopharm vaccine. A complete inventory for the number of medical teams to receive the vaccine has been made, the sources said, adding that the groups will be vaccinated gradually. The Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population on Saturday announced 680 coronavirus cases, down from 748 on Friday. Egypt has now recorded a total of 161,143 confirmed cases, 126,176 recovered cases, and 8,902 virus-related deaths.
Source: Egypt Independent January 24, 2021 10:07 UTC