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The Ministry of Health and Population announced, on Saturday, that the number of cases whose laboratory results have been converted from positive to negative for the emerging corona virus (Covid-19) has increased to 73.
Dr. Khaled Mujahid, Advisor to the Minister of Health and Population for Media Affairs, the official spokesman of the Ministry, revealed that two Egyptians who were infected with the Corona virus emerging from the isolation hospital, after receiving the necessary medical care and completing their recovery, according to the guidelines of the World Health Organization, bringing the total of those recovering from the virus to 41 cases to date, out of the 73 whose results have been laboratory transformed from positive to negative.
He pointed out that 9 new cases were recorded, positive of her laboratory analyzes of the virus, all of whom are Egyptians in contact with the positive cases that were discovered and announced in advance, as part of the Ministry’s surveillance and investigation procedures, according to the guidelines of the World Health Organization, pointing to the death of two cases: the first of an Egyptian woman reaching 68 years old from Giza Governorate, and the other is a 75-year-old Egyptian citizen from Giza Governorate as well.
“Mujahid” said that all registered cases of HIV positive in isolation hospitals are subject to medical care, according to the guidelines of the World Health Organization.
“Mujahid” stated that the total number that was registered in Egypt with the new Corona virus until Saturday is 294 cases, including 41 cases that have been cured and discharged from the isolation hospital, and 10 deaths.
The “Mujahid” reiterated not to monitor any cases infected or suspected of being infected with the new Corona virus in all governorates of the Republic except what has been announced, indicating that once suspected of any infection will be announced immediately, in full transparency, in accordance with the international health regulations, and in coordination with the Health Organization Globalism.
The Ministry of Health and Population also continues to raise its preparations at all ports of the country (air, land, and sea), follow-up the situation with an up-to-date regarding the “emerging corona virus”, and take all necessary preventive measures against any viruses or infectious diseases, as the hotline “105” has been allocated. And “15335” to receive citizens ’inquiries about the emerging coronavirus and infectious diseases.