Source: Cairo – Ashraf Abdel Hamid
Next Sunday, Egypt will start evacuating its citizens from China.
Sources told “Al Arabiya.net” that a medically equipped plane will take off from Cairo next Sunday to evacuate Egyptian nationals from China, specifically from Wuhan, which has become isolated due to an outbreak. Corona Virus The newcomer and its spread.
She revealed that the plane that will take off for China is medically equipped, and upon its arrival at the airport, the arrivals on board will be transported to quarantine places, through specialized ambulances and equipped to transport such cases with following all preventive and preventive measures that have been reviewed with the World Health Organization.
Dr. Muhammad Bilal, one of the Egyptians stranded there, revealed to Al-Arabiya.net that they are all fine and there are no injuries among them, adding that they are currently completing the procedures for the safe evacuation.
One of those stranded there, Dr. Mustafa Abu Al-Ezz, told Al-Arabiya.net that they have been staying in their homes since the announcement of the city’s isolation as a result of the epidemic, and they are communicating, through the application of “Wechat”, with embassy officials to end the evacuation procedures.
Meanwhile, the Egyptian Ministry of Health announced that Dr. Hala Zayed, the Minister of Health, is following up, in the field, the medical insurance plan to receive Egyptians from China.
Dr. Khaled Mujahid, the Ministry’s official spokesman, stated that the Minister inspected the quarantine equipment designed to accommodate the Egyptians returning from the Chinese city of “Wuhan”, and all of their dealers. She also reviewed the necessary logistical procedures and confirmed the availability of subsistence and accommodation for a period of 14 days which is the “incubation period of the disease” .
He said that the Minister was keen to ensure the supply of quarantine with all adequate medical devices and supplies on the ground, noting the availability of specialized medical teams, administrative and service teams, laboratory and clinic equipment and providing them with all medical supplies to include various medical specialties.
He added that a number of modern self-sterilized ambulances were provided to transport any person whose health condition requires transportation to the hospital, pointing to the convening of a crisis management room that includes representatives from all ministries and relevant authorities at the ministry’s general office, and it works 24 hours to follow the plan to receive Egyptians coming from Wuhan city.
Mujahid stressed that the ministry continues to raise the levels of maximum readiness in all ports and airports at the republic level and follow the situation first-hand to the Corona virus, stressing that the situation in Egypt is reassuring and safe and no suspected or infected cases have been detected.
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi was instructed to take the necessary measures to return the Egyptians who wish in the Chinese city of Wuhan.
The spokesperson for the Presidency of the Council of Ministers, Nader Saad, stated that the Prime Minister, Mostafa Madbouly, communicated with the Egyptian ambassador to China, Mohamed El Badry, who addressed the Chinese authorities, and obtained from them the approval to arrange the return of any Egyptians residing in Wuhan.
For its part, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry confirmed the safety of all nationals in China and the absence of infections with the new Coronavirus, among them.