He added that 168 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 WHO guidelines, pointing to the death of 13 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.
“Mujahid” stated that the total number that was registered in Egypt with the new Corona virus until Thursday, is 2,673 cases, including 596 cases that have been cured and discharged from isolation hospitals, and 196 deaths.
Dr. Hala Zayed, Minister of Health and Population, held her periodic meeting with medical and administrative staff through the technology of “video conferencing” in 6 hospitals for isolation, which are “Abu Tig, Tamy Al-Amdid, Esna, Al-Sadaqa, Kafr Al-Zayat and Sheikh Zayed Al Nahyan Hospital” in order to check on the provision of all Needs and follow-up to the application of updated treatment protocols and infection control standards.
During the meeting, the medical teams in those hospitals thanked the Ministry to meet all their needs, and they also expressed their happiness at the arrival of the hotel service representative who had directed the Minister to be present permanently and continuously inside the isolation hospitals, where he undertakes internal supervision services in the hospitals and health nutrition departments and improves the quality of the meals provided, in addition to To supervise hygiene in the housing of doctors and nursing.
In a related context, the Minister thanked the government and people of the People’s Republic of China for the gift that she sent in solidarity with the Egyptian people at dawn today, which is a shipment of preventive medical supplies and reagents for the new Corona virus, stressing the depth and interdependence of bilateral relations between the two countries, and enhancing ways of cooperation and exchange of scientific experiences to combat the Corona virus The Newcomer (Covid 19) also praised the precautionary measures China had taken to protect its people according to the guidelines of the World Health Organization, which contributed greatly to limiting the spread of the virus.
The Minister also praised the efforts made by the Chinese side to increase the production capacity of the masks factory located in Cairo, which operates with an Egyptian-Chinese partnership and experience, where production lines are to be increased to 5 lines, the production capacity of each line is 100 thousand masks per day, which will contribute significantly to increasing Stock of protective supplies.
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.