Cairo, Egypt: The Middle East recorded a total of 1,832 new cases of the deadliest COVID-19 virus in the past 24 hours as of February 24, 2022. The data was shared by the Egyptian Health Ministry in its daily COVID-19 update.
With the arrival of these additional cases, the tally of the confirmed novel coronavirus infections has increased to 477,173. On the other hand, the health facilities in the Middle East country recorded a total of thirty-eight (38) deaths.
At the present time, the overall death rate of Egypt (since the start of the pandemic) has risen to 23,927, the spokesperson of the health ministry – Hossam Abdel Ghaffar, informed.
The data further outlines that in the past 24 hours, as of February 24, 2022, there are a total of 1,846 COVID-19 patients who got recovered from the viral disease and were discharged from the hospital establishments.
The total recovery rate of Egypt now remains at 403,967, the spokesperson further added.
Vaccination rate of Egypt:
In the Middle East country, there are a total of 40,088,514 individuals who have received their at least first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and hence are now partially vaccinated, counting for around 39.2% of the total population.
There are a total of 29,465,603 individuals who are fully vaccinated by taking their required number of the COVID-19 vaccine. This number counts for nearly 28.8% of the total population.
Meanwhile, 811,171 individuals in the Middle East country are the ones who are fully vaccinated and have also taken their booster shots, as of February 24, 2022, according to the statistics shared in the official report.
The percentage of individuals who received booster shots in Egypt stands at 0.8.