Friday, October 22, 2021
The Media Center of the Council of Ministers confirmed that the news circulated by some websites and social media pages regarding the issuance of a decision to collect financial fines from university students who did not receive the Corona vaccine, is unfounded.
The Media Center of the Council of Ministers, in a statement, Friday, stated that, in communication with the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, it confirmed that there is no truth to a decision to collect financial fines from university students who do not have the Corona vaccine.
The Ministry of Higher Education indicated that no decisions have been issued in this regard, explaining that the procedures that universities will follow if the student does not receive the Corona virus vaccine, will not include the collection of any financial fines from students, but will consist in not allowing entry to the campus, unless After submitting a certificate proving obtaining the vaccine, and in the event that the student does not receive the vaccine, he can perform a “PCR” analysis, which he submits weekly, with an emphasis on the commitment to implement all precautionary measures to prevent the Corona virus, appealing to students who did not receive the vaccine quickly to go to any of the receiving points Vaccine specified within universities and intended for students to get the vaccine.
In a related context, about 1.2 million doses of the Corona virus vaccine were provided in universities, until October 16, 2021, among faculty members and their assistants, as well as workers and students, through 302 vaccination centers that were equipped in 60 universities, while the number of university hospitals Dedicated to providing sanitary and therapeutic isolation services for cases of infection with the emerging coronavirus, which is currently providing the service, there are 26 hospitals affiliated with 18 universities, equipped with about 1,637 beds, 700 intensive care rooms, and 526 respirators, in addition to 36 other hospitals ready to enter service At any time, it is affiliated with 19 universities, and equipped with 6,397 beds, 712 intensive care rooms, and 902 respirators.