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Dr. Khaled Mujahid, Assistant Minister of Health for Information and Awareness and the official spokesperson for the ministry, said that things have improved a lot in terms of crowding and crowding around Corona vaccine vaccination centers.
Mujahid confirmed, during a phone call to the “Al-Hekaya” program on MBC Egypt, that when registering citizens, especially the elderly and people with chronic diseases, a waiting list was set up at the beginning, adding: “We asked to manufacture the Chinese Sinovac vaccine for Corona in Egypt … We asked China to expedite the procedures. ”
Mujahid added that a large number of elderly citizens and people with chronic diseases were distributed to the new centers to receive the vaccine, and they were distributed to the new center that contains the vaccine.
He continued, “825,000 citizens have been registered on the vaccine website, and with the next few days we hope that more registration will be completed, and 200 centers have been opened and we can now vaccinate 100,000 citizens per day.”
Mujahid indicated that the Cairo governorate increased 35 additional centers, and the number of waiting lists decreased to 15,000, stressing that the Katameya center had 90,000 citizens on waiting lists.
He pointed out that workers in the tourism sector will be vaccinated tomorrow with the Corona vaccine, in the governorates of South Sinai and the Red Sea, and messages have been sent to all workers to register on the website and the Ministry of Health will finish vaccinating all workers in the tourism sector as soon as possible. “Workers in vital sectors that deal with citizens, but with priority attention.”
He noted that Egypt entered the third wave of the Corona virus, and that requires adherence to precautionary measures to protect ourselves from infection, continuing: “900 thousand doses of the Sinopharma vaccine will arrive in April, and there are also 4.5 million doses that will reach Egypt on the first of next May, and we are keen. On the production of the Sinovac vaccine in Egypt ».
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