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The Minister of Health, Hala Zayed, revealed the details of the start of the vaccination campaign for medical teams with the Corona vaccine, yesterday, Sunday, and its prices and methods of registration on the website to obtain the vaccine.
In statements to the “Last Word” program, with Lamis Al-Hadidi, she said that the vaccine will be distributed among citizens for a symbolic fee of 100 Egyptian pounds for one dose and 200 Egyptian pounds for the two doses as a maximum, saying this amount could be less.
She added, the vaccine will be provided free of charge to medical staff in all hospitals nationwide, as well as for those who are unable to among ordinary citizens who fall under the heading of “solidarity and dignity”, after their data have been registered by the Ministry of Solidarity, and indicated that citizens under the age of 18 will not be vaccinated. And pregnant women, until trials prove the opposite.
Regarding the methods of registering on the website, Zayed said that whoever is unable to access the website via the Internet, can go to any hospital affiliated with the Ministry of Health, and the workers there will do what is necessary to register his name.
On Sunday, the Ministry of Health and Population announced that 321 recoverers of the Coronavirus have been discharged from hospitals, after receiving the necessary medical care and recovery according to the guidelines of the World Health Organization, bringing the total of those recovering from the virus to 126,497 cases until Sunday evening.
Dr. Khaled Mujahid, advisor to the Minister of Health and Population for Media Affairs and the official spokesperson for the ministry, stated that 674 new cases that proved positive in laboratory analyzes of the virus were recorded, as part of the necessary surveillance, investigation and examination procedures conducted by the ministry in accordance with the guidelines of the World Health Organization, pointing to the death of 57 new cases.
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