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Dr. Mohamed Awad Taj El-Din, Advisor to the President of the Republic for Health and Prevention, said that a vaccine for the new “Corona” virus, expected in September, will be expected to reduce the spread of the virus.
And Taj Al-Din added, in a phone call to the program “Happening in Egypt” that is presented by Sharif Amer and broadcast on MBC Egypt on Tuesday, that the healing of “corona” is due to two reasons: “the rate of the virus being able to get from the lungs”, and And «the presence of other diseases of the infected person», pointing out that the age of the person infected with the virus is not a standard, saying: «We are still in the stage of spreading the pandemic and must take the necessary precautions after the decision to coexist».
The adviser to the President of the Republic stated that Ain Shams University is the first to use university cities as a place to isolate Corona patients, noting that the opening of field hospitals comes in the interest of the state to deal with all possibilities.
Dr. Hala Zayed, Minister of Health and Population, announced during a press conference on Tuesday, the opening of outpatient clinics in hospitals in all governorates of the Republic, to follow up the health status of chronic disease owners, within the framework of the Ministry’s keenness on the lives of citizens, and to provide the best medical service to all patients.
The Minister pointed out that the owners of chronic diseases (pressure, heart, sugar), chest disease holders and pregnant women are the most susceptible to infection with the emerging corona virus, noting that the provinces with the highest rates of new corona virus infection are (Cairo, Giza, Qaliubiya, Fayoum), while the governorates with the lowest rates of infection are (Marsa Matrouh, North Sibna, South Sinai, New Valley, Red Sea).
The Minister added that Egypt ranks the lowest among the countries of the world with regard to the number of deaths, noting that the highest death rates for Egypt were for patients with tumors, the digestive system, heart, liver, and kidneys), noting that the rates of infections in Egypt with the “corona virus” emerging in men are higher than Women to reach 55% of men compared to 45% of women, pointing out that 80% of injuries are between the ages of 30 to 60 years, and 20% of injuries are in the age group of more than 60 years, thus becoming the age group between the ages of 20 to 60 Years are the most susceptible to infection with the new coronavirus, the death rate is 60% of citizens over the age of 60 years, and the percentage of infections in the age group over 70 years is only 7%.
During her speech, the Minister of Health and Population reviewed the epidemiological situation of Egypt, today, as the number of infections reached 1567 injuries and 94 deaths, bringing the total number of infections to 47,856 injuries and 1766 deaths, and indicated that today 401 of those recovering from the virus have graduated from isolation and quarantine hospitals, after They received medical care and recovered, bringing the total number of people recovering from the virus to 12730, while the number of cases whose laboratory results have been transferred from positive to negative for Corona virus (Covid-19) reached 14,144 cases, including 12,730 recoverers.
- The situation in Egypt