Dr. Khaled Mujahid, Assistant Minister of Health and Population for Media and Awareness, and the official spokesperson for the ministry, stated that 481 new cases were recorded, whose laboratory analyzes proved positive for the virus, as part of the necessary surveillance, investigation and examination procedures conducted by the ministry in accordance with the guidelines of the World Health Organization, pointing to the death of 11 new cases.
Mujahid said that according to the recommendations of the World Health Organization issued on May 27, 2020, the disappearance of symptoms for a period of 10 days from infection is an indicator 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 Sunday, is 292957, including 246726 cases that have been cured, and 16,871 deaths.
The Ministry of Health and Population continues to raise its preparations in all governorates of the Republic, follow up 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 means of communication 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 “Health Egypt” application available on phones.