Health: 215 new positive cases of coronavirus were recorded, and 10 deaths


Today, Sunday, the Ministry of Health and Population announced that 62 of those infected with the Corona virus have been discharged from isolation and quarantine hospitals, all Egyptians, after receiving the necessary medical care and their recovery in accordance with the guidelines of the World Health Organization, bringing the total of those recovering from the virus to 1176 cases until today.

A statement pointed out that the number of cases whose laboratory results were converted from positive to negative for Corona virus (Covid-19) increased to 1502 cases, including the 1176 recovering.

He added that 215 new cases that proved positive for laboratory analyzes of the virus, including two foreigners, were registered as part of the Ministry’s surveillance and investigation procedures, according to WHO guidelines, pointing to the death of 10 cases..

He said that all registered cases of HIV positive in isolation hospitals are subject to medical care, according to WHO guidelines.

He stated that the total number registered in Egypt with the new Corona virus until today, Sunday, is 4,534 cases, including 1176 cases that have been cured and discharged from isolation hospitals, and 317 deaths.

Dr. Hala Zayed, Minister of Health and Population, explained that within the framework of the state’s plan to confront the emerging corona virus, the Ministry announced on April 7, a strategy that includes transferring cases whose health has improved according to specific clinical standards to a group of hotels and hostels for youth and university cities, and that Under full medical supervision by the Ministry of Health and Population.

The Minister pointed out that 506 cases of hotels, youth hostels and university cities were among the declared healing cases, and they are out of 1237 cases who were transferred to those places since the beginning of the implementation of this strategy, with a recovery rate exceeding 40%, stressing that this is a positive indication of the success of this strategy , By the solidarity of all state institutions, especially the ministries of youth, sports, social solidarity, higher education and scientific research, as well as national businessmen, for their cooperation with the Ministry of Health and Population to achieve the desired goals..

The Minister thanked the medical staff at the Ministry of Health and Population, which is the cornerstone of the success of these steps, for their efforts in following up these cases until their recovery and exit are complete..

The Minister also thanked the “Egyptian Media Company and the United Media Services Company” for providing moral support to the medical teams through the initiative “Supporting the White Egypt Army”, and their visit to some isolation hospitals and their meeting with medical teams, which had a great impact in raising the morale of all medical teams in Egypt.

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.


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