Cairo: Egypt records 1,521 additional cases of the deadliest novel coronavirus on Sunday, February 27, 2022, according to the data shared by the Ministry of Health in their daily COVID-19 report. With the confirmation of these new infections, the overall tally of the confirmed COVID-19 cases has risen to 482,248.
The healthcare facilities of the Middle East state witnessed the demise of forty-eight (48) patients of the viral disease on Sunday, February 27, 2022. The total count of COVID-19 related fatalities of Egypt has now increased to 24,040.
Meanwhile, yesterday, a total of 1,521 COVID-19 patients got recovered from the contagious virus and were discharged from the hospital facilities in Egypt. These new recoveries hike the total number of COVID recovery rate to 412,161, as per the information shared by the health ministry in its report.
The vaccination coverage rate of the Middle East nation is increasing at a pace. The statics shows, till February 26, 2022, there are a total of 40,772,051 individuals in Egypt who are partially inoculated by taking their at least first jab of the WHO-approved COVID-19 vaccines. This number represents around 39.8% of the total population.
Meanwhile, there are a total of 29,953,832 people of Egypt who are now fully vaccinated by taking their required number of the COVID-19 jabs of the vaccines so far, representing nearly 29.3% of the total population of the country.
On the other end, 985,931 individuals of the Middle East country is fully immunised against the viral illness and has also received their booster shots. This number of individuals represents around 1% of the total Egyptian population, the data in the report underscores.
The administration of the nation plans to vaccinate 70% of the total eligible population (those who are above 12 years) by the second half of the ongoing year (2022).