Spread of COVID-19 in EgyptSince the beginning of the pandemic until June 4th, 2023, a total of 516,023 infected people and 24,830 deaths have been reported in Egypt.
The total of 516,023 infected people currently represents 0.50 percent of the total population.
Current vaccination statusAccording to official WHO data, a total of 112.67 million vaccine doses have been administered as of May 21st, 2023. More recent data are not yet available to WHO. There are 56.91 million people who have received at least one vaccination (55.6 percent). The booster vaccination was received by 15.22 million people (14.9 percent).
42.34 million of these are considered fully vaccinated in Egypt (= 41.4 percent).
This puts Egypt well behind in terms of vaccination coverage. The vaccination rate is higher in 165 countries.
Weight and size
|Body height||173 cm||160 cm|
|Weight||83.1 kg||80.5 kg|
|HIV / Aids||0.01%||0.03%|
* The number of people suffering from diabetes refers only to inhabitants aged between 20 and 79 years.
* DTP is a combined basic vaccination against diphtheria, pertussis (whooping cough) and tetanus, which should be given to children up to the age of 23 months.
In Egypt, 24.3 percent of all over 15-year-olds are still smokers.
Medical suppliesMedical care provided by doctors and hospitals in Egypt is below average compared to the world population. The country provides 1.4 hospital beds per 1,000 inhabitants. The global mean here is 2.9 beds. Within the EU, 4.6 beds are available for every 1,000 residents.
With about 86,300 physicians in Egypt, there are about 0.79 doctors per 1000 inhabitants. Here again the comparison: worldwide this standard is 1.50 physicians per 1,000 inhabitants and in the EU is 3.57.
Through medical care, the mortality rate of major known diseases can be reduced as far as possible. For example, only about 28 percent of all people who suffer from cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases or chylomicron retention disease (CRD) currently die.