Saturday 11 April 2020
Qalyubia- Osama Alaeddin:
Today, Saturday, the official source at the Health Directorate in Qalioubia revealed details of the high number of people infected with the “emerging corona” virus, and the emergence of new cases in the Bahtim area in the east of Shubra al-Khaymah, which decided to place two properties for two infected families under medical quarantine, in Salem Al-Moanes Street in Izbat Abdul Karim Nasser, and Muhanna Al-Sawaq in Margushi, next to the Al-Afifi Mosque.
The source added, in exclusive statements to “Masrawy”, that the beginning of the spread of the virus in the region was with an “elderly” infection, and her son, at the beginning of this week, during a family gathering attended by one of their relatives returning from Italy, and the virus passed to the attendees as a result of contact, and as a result the death of the two cases.
The source pointed out that the report on the investigation of the cases concluded that the group of houses under the stone and the aforementioned street are inhabited by contacts of the family of the two previous cases, and it was found that one of the contacts was working in a poultry store he owns, which led to an increase in the number of injured.
The number of people in contact with members of the two families afflicted with the street reached 35 people, of whom 22 were isolated in their homes, and 10 cases are being held in Bahtim Central Hospital under isolation until their tests are received, provided that those confirmed to be infected are transferred to the quarantine of the isolation hospitals.
It is noteworthy that the Bahtim region witnessed yesterday, according to reports issued by the Ministry of Health, the death of a quarantine case, for a 49-year-old employee, residing in Bahtim, and the death of a 59-year-old worker, and the injury of two cases where the family of Bahtim, two 45-year-old employees, and his cousin, 52 In addition to the injury of 3 cases of a 49-year-old father, and his two children, 8 and 11 years old, residing in Bahtim, Department of the Second Department, Shubra Al-Khaima, and the injury of a 21-year-old housewife, resident of Sharqawi Street in Bahtim, and a housewife, 42 years old, residing in Muhannis Al-Mu’nes Street in Bahtim, as it happened A 5-year-old boy was injured, and a 9-year-old girl who had contact with their father, who had been diagnosed with Bahtim, was taken to Quarantine, Agouza.