Saturday 08 May 2021
This came during a meeting held by the Minister of Health and Population, yesterday evening, Friday, through the “call conference” technique, in the presence of Dr. Mohamed Hassani, Assistant Minister of Health and Population for Public Health Initiatives, Dr. Mohamed Abdel Fattah, Head of the Central Administration for Preventive Affairs, and a number of the Ministry’s leaders in stone. Health and preventive medicine, to review the preventive and precautionary measures for Coronavirus that are applied in quarantine at all entry points to the country.
Dr. Khaled Mujahid, Assistant Minister of Health and Population for Information and Awareness and the official spokesperson for the ministry, explained that the minister confirmed the implementation of additional precautionary measures in quarantine at all entry points to the country (land, sea, and air), including a rapid DNA test (ID NOW), for all arrivals to The country, whether for Egyptians or non-Egyptians, from countries in which mutations of the virus have appeared, in addition to their ostensible examination and medical examination.
Mujahid added that the minister indicated that the rapid DNA examination is one of the modern technologies that are characterized by speed and accuracy in detecting injuries in a period not exceeding 15 minutes. She also confirmed the continued implementation of the Prime Minister’s decision regarding controls, procedures and health requirements for arrivals to Egypt. Whether for Egyptians or non-Egyptians, it is not to enter the country until after obtaining a pcr certificate stating that it is free from Corona virus.
Mujahid continued that the minister confirmed that the preventive and precautionary measures taken by Egypt at all entry points to the country immediately upon the World Health Organization warning, in addition to full commitment to implementing the Prime Minister’s decision greatly contributed to reducing infection rates and protecting Egypt from the entry of any new mutations of the virus. .
“Mujahid” stated that the minister stressed the continuation of the implementation of all epidemiological surveillance measures for the Coronavirus in quarantine at all entry points to the country, as well as the continuation of conducting all laboratory and clinical examinations for arrivals to Egypt from all countries of the world, referring to the debate of 5 million and 411 thousand and 933 arrivals from abroad. Quarantine at all ports of entry since the beginning of the pandemic.