The head of the Corona Commission reveals the reason for the low numbers of people infected with the virus


The second wave of the emerging corona virus, during the current period, is witnessing a decrease in the rate of infection with the virus, and this is evidence of the restriction of the peak of the spread, as the reason for the decrease is due to the preparations of the Ministry of Health and Population, the equipment of isolation hospitals, and the diets and triage.

For his part, Dr. Hussam Hosni, head of the Corona Virus Scientific Committee, said that the reason for the decrease in daily infections of the emerging corona virus “Covid-19” is due to citizens’ commitment to preventive measures, chiefly wearing a mask, and maintaining social distancing.

Hosni confirmed, in exclusive statements to “Sada al-Balad,” that the number of Corona injuries announced by the Ministry of Health are moderate and severe cases, and represent 15% of the total cases.

The head of the Corona Committee added that the numbers infected with the emerging coronavirus, in general, decreased, and this is an indication that the second wave of the virus has ended.

He indicated that everyone must adhere to the precautionary measures during the coming period, because prevention is the best protection against the virus.

It is noteworthy that the Ministry of Health and Population announced yesterday, Monday, that 504 recovered from the Coronavirus have been discharged from hospitals, after receiving the necessary medical care and recovery according to the guidelines of the World Health Organization, bringing the total of those recovering from the virus to 127001 cases until yesterday.

Dr. Khaled Mujahid, advisor to the Minister of Health and Population for Media Affairs and the official spokesperson for the ministry, stated that 669 new cases that proved positive in laboratory analyzes of the virus were recorded, as part of the necessary surveillance, investigation and examination procedures that the Ministry conducts according to the guidelines of the World Health Organization, pointing to the death of 53 new cases.

Mujahid said that according to the recommendations of the World Health Organization issued on May 27, 2020, the disappearance of symptoms for 10 days after infection is an indication of the patient’s recovery from the Corona virus.

“Mujahid” stated that the total number that was registered in Egypt with the new Corona virus until Monday, is 162486 cases, including 127001 cases that have been cured, and 9012 deaths.

The Ministry of Health and Population continues to raise its preparations in all governorates of the Republic, follow the situation first-hand regarding the “emerging corona” virus, and take all necessary preventive measures against any viruses or infectious diseases, and the ministry has also allocated a number of communication means to receive citizens’ inquiries about the emerging corona virus and infectious diseases , Including the hotline “105”, “15335” and the WhatsApp number “01553105105”, in addition to the “Egypt Health” application available on phones and can be downloaded through the following links:

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