Minister of Health: 13 million citizens received the first dose of the “Corona” vaccine

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Zayed: an 18.4% increase in the rates of receiving vaccinations by the end of last September

An electronic link with the “Saudi Health” to provide information about travelers from Egypt to the Kingdom

 

Dr. Hala Zayed, Minister of Health, said that 13 million citizens received the first dose of the “Corona” vaccine, while the number of citizens who received the second dose exceeded 7 million citizens.

She added that the ministry is racing against time to finish vaccinating the remaining numbers of employees in the state’s administrative apparatus, as well as those belonging to the public, Azhar and higher education sectors, stressing at the same time that there is an increase in receiving vaccinations at the end of last September, which amounted to 18.4 percent.

Zayed explained that the ministry has taken some measures to facilitate students and citizens with regard to receiving vaccinations; Where it is possible to go to youth centers directly without the need for pre-booking and registration is done inside the center, noting also that 240 centers have been allocated at the governorate level to receive university students and higher institutes “governmental, private, Azhar, and civil” various vaccines, and have been equipped to register and vaccinate these students without Register in advance, before the start of the new academic year.

She said that the production of 10 million doses of “Sinovac-Vaxera” will be completed, and 7 million doses will be released during the current week, pointing out that the total of the various vaccines that have been supplied so far has reached about 60 million doses.

The Minister added: In light of the global measures taken to limit the spread of the Corona virus and the global trend of mutual recognition of certificates of vaccination with anti-virus vaccines, and in the interest of facilitating travel procedures for Egyptian citizens to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, it was agreed with the Saudi Minister of Health to cooperate and implement the electronic link with the Ministry of Health in the Kingdom; To provide information about travelers from Egypt to the Kingdom to ensure that they receive the specified vaccines by the Saudi health authorities.

The article, Minister of Health: 13 million citizens received the first dose of the “Corona” vaccine, which was written in Al Borsa newspaper.