Wednesday 22 April 2020
Today, Wednesday, the Ministry of Health and Population announced that 65 of those infected with coronavirus have been discharged from isolation and quarantine hospitals, including two foreigners, after receiving necessary medical care and recovery according to the guidelines of the World Health Organization, bringing the total of those recovering from the virus to 935 cases until today.
Dr. Khaled Mujahid, Advisor to the Minister of Health and Population for Media Affairs and the official spokesperson of the Ministry, said that the number of cases whose laboratory results have been converted from positive to negative for Corona virus (Covid-19) increased to 1270 cases, including 935 recoverers.
He added that 169 new cases that proved positive for laboratory analysis 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 12 cases.
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.
He stated that the total number registered in Egypt with the new Corona virus until today, Wednesday, is 3659 cases, including 935 cases that have been cured and discharged from isolation hospitals, and 276 deaths.
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.