Friday, February 21, 2020
Kafr El-Sheikh – Islam Ammar:
Dr. Sawsan Sallam, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health in Kafr El-Sheikh, revealed on Friday the details of a communication received by the Directorate about the infection of a resident of Desouk with a virus “Corona”.
The Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health confirmed, in an official statement issued by the directorate, today, Friday, that the directorate received a notification from the Najda police, that a report had been received from a resident of Desouk, stating that her neighbor had recently arrived from the State of China, and was afraid of being infected with the Corona virus.
The Undersecretary continued, that based on the communication, a committee was formed from the Directorate, to examine the complaint, and a team of preventive medicine moved to the place of the communication.
It was found that the complainant was a teacher at the Faculty of Science, Mansoura University, and she was on a doctoral scholarship in the State of China, and she arrived on February 13, 2020, to Russia Transit, then to Cairo International Airport on the date of the arrival of February 14, and was medically debated 3 times. In China before leaving, and at the airports of Russia and Cairo International, they do not show symptoms of infection.
The undersecretary added that the medical examination of the case was signed at the Desouk Fever Hospital, and the medical report stated that the condition is very good and does not show any symptoms, as the preventive team conducted a home visit, provided the necessary health education, and alerted to preventive measures represented in isolating the case in a room Separate.
The Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health in Kafr El-Sheikh, through the statement of the Directorate, said that according to the protocol there is no reason to isolate the case in the hospital, and it will be followed up daily for 14 days, starting from today and ending on 28 February 2020.
The statement of the Health Affairs Directorate in Kafr El-Sheikh concluded by inviting the Undersecretary Dr. Sawsan Sallam to the citizens not to fear and panic, because all arrivals from the state of China, or any countries with epidemics, are monitored by the Ministry of Infectious Diseases and Surveillance at the ministry, and when any symptoms appear Cases of infectious diseases are isolated.