After the death of a person infected with the Corona virus … the Ministry of Health warns against wearing a muzzle


The Ministry of Health and Population has provided a number of advice to citizens and medical service providers to take preventive measures against infectious diseases and emerging coronavirus disease, and how to wear a “mask” protective mask in accordance with WHO guidelines.

When to wear a protective mask?

If you take care of an infected person.

If you have cough or cold.

The masks are effective only when used with constantly cleaning hands, rubbing them with an alcohol disinfectant, or washing them well with soap and water.

If you are wearing a mask you should know how to use it and dispose of it properly.

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On Sunday, the Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population announced the death of the first case of a German citizen, from the emerging coronavirus (Covid 19).

Dr. Khaled Mujahid, Advisor to the Minister of Health and Population for Media Affairs and the official spokesperson of the Ministry, explained.

Information about the deceased condition came as follows: –

German nationality

He is 60 years old

A high temperature when he arrived from Luxor to Hurghada.

He went to Hurghada General Hospital on the evening of his arrival Friday, March 6, to receive medical care.

The necessary tests were done and the sample was withdrawn, which was positive for the emerging corona virus on Saturday, March 7.

He was placed in intensive care as he suffers from respiratory failure caused by acute pneumonia

He refused transfer to the designated isolation hospital.

Then his condition worsened and his consciousness disrupted, and he died today, Sunday, March 8.

And immediately the Ministry of Health and Population, in accordance with the instructions of the World Health Organization, took all necessary precautions, and the hospital was sterilized and disinfected.

Mujahid stressed that health regulations were addressed in Germany to investigate the situation, providing us with information, pointing out that the case did not stay in Egypt for only 7 days.


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