Egypt records new 861 COVID cases, 12 deaths

The Middle East nation recorded a total of 861 additional cases of the novel coronavirus on Thursday, March 10, as per the data shared by the Ministry of Health. 

Cairo, Egypt: The Middle East nation recorded a total of 861 additional cases of the novel coronavirus on Thursday, March 10, as per the data shared by the Ministry of Health. 

With the arrival of these additional cases, the total toll of the confirmed COVID-19 infections in the country has increased to 494,519. The data further notes that alongside reporting of fresh COVID cases, a total of twelve (12) COVID-19 patients scummed to the contagious viral illness on Thursday. 


The total death rate of the Middle East country currently stands at 242,69. There are a total of 641 individuals who got recovered from the virus, bringing the overall recovery rate of the country to 424,098. 

COVID-19 vaccination of the Middle East nation: 

Till March 10, 2022, there are a total of 41,192,990 individuals in Egypt who have taken their at least first dose of the COVID-19 vaccines and are hence partially vaccinated. This number of individuals counts for around 40.3% of the total population of Egypt. 

On the other hand, there are a total of 30,174,310 individuals in the Middle East nation who are fully vaccinated against the deadliest virus by taking their recommended number of the WHO-approved novel coronavirus vaccines so far. This population of Egyptian individuals computes for nearly 29.5 percent, according to the statics. 

Meanwhile, in terms of booster shots, there are a total of 1,393,678 citizens of Egypt who are fully vaccinated and have also taken their booster shots of the COVID-19 vaccines, representing about 1.4% of the total population. 

The health ministry of the country further asked the individuals to abide by the COVID-19 health protocols and containment measures in order to decrease the chances of transmission of the novel coronavirus. 


In addition, the Head of the Scientific Committee to Combat Coronavirus at Egypt’s Ministry of Health and Population Hossam Hosni on Friday said that the country is witnessing a decline in the death rate as well as in the daily number of infections.  

Tariq Saeed

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