Dr. Khaled Mujahid, Advisor to the Minister of Health and Population for Media Affairs and the official spokesperson of the Ministry, stated that the number of cases whose laboratory results have been converted from positive to negative for Corona virus (Covid-19) increased to 468 cases, including 348 recoverers.
He added that 139 new cases that proved positive for laboratory analyzes of the virus, all Egyptians, were registered as part of the ministry’s surveillance and investigation procedures according to the guidelines of the World Health Organization, pointing to the death of 15 cases, including a foreign man.
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 today, Thursday, is 1699 cases, including 348 cases that were cured and discharged from the isolation hospital, and 118 deaths.
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 any infections appear, they will be announced immediately, in full transparency according to the international health regulations, and in coordination with the World Health Organization.
The Ministry of Health and Population continues to raise its preparations in all governorates, follow the situation first-hand regarding the “emerging corona” virus, and take all necessary precautions against any viruses or infectious diseases, as the hotline “105” and “15335” has been allocated to receive citizens’ inquiries about a virus Corona emerging and infectious diseases.