The Ministry of Health and Population revealed two new deaths, one of 78-year-old Italian nationals, who died in the Isolation Hospital, and the other of a 70-year-old Egyptian from Cairo Governorate, died in the Isolation Hospital, and all preventive measures are being taken towards his family and those who are in contact with him.
The ministry said that all recorded cases of HIV positive in isolation hospitals are subject to medical care, according to the guidelines of the World Health Organization.
She noted that the total of those recovering from the virus 26 cases to date, out of 34 cases whose results have changed laboratory from positive to negative for Corona virus (Covid-19), and the rest of the “negative” cases are followed up in isolation hospitals and their condition is stable.
The Ministry revealed that the total number of people who have been registered in Egypt with the new corona virus until today is 196 cases, including 26 cases that have been cured and discharged from the isolation hospital, and 6 deaths.
And she reaffirmed that no new infected or suspected cases of infection with the Corona virus were emerging in all governorates of the Republic except what has been announced, indicating that once any infection is suspected, it will be announced immediately, with full transparency in accordance with international health regulations, and in coordination with the World Health Organization.
The Ministry of Health and Population also continues to raise its preparations at all ports of the country (air, land, and sea), follow the situation first-hand 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.