Wednesday 20 October 2021
Contrary to the numbers of injuries included in the daily statement of the Ministry of Health; Dr. Hala Zayed, Minister of Health, said that the weekly rate of corona infections and deaths is declining at the local level.
The Minister explained during the cabinet meeting, yesterday, Tuesday, the distribution of those rates at the governorate level, according to the official statement issued by the Council of Ministers.
While the daily statement of the Ministry of Health regarding “Covid 19” appears; The rate of injuries has increased since September 19, with an average of 567 injuries per week, and last Monday, October 12 – previous to the minister’s statements – recorded 869 injuries, after the curve of injuries was rising at a slight rate in the period from 23 to 30 last September.
The weekly death rate has also witnessed a gradual increase, since last September 19, from 14 deaths to 41 deaths on October 18, according to the daily statement issued by the media spokesman for the Ministry of Health, Dr. Khaled Mujahid.
Dr. Jihan Al-Assal, Vice-Chairman of the Anti-Corona Virus Committee, declined to comment on the statements of the Minister of Health, in which she confirms the decrease in the weekly rate of corona infections and deaths; She attributed the reason to not reading the statement issued by the Council of Ministers, and therefore she will not be able to comment on it.
Al-Assal confirms that the rate of infections and deaths of the Corona virus is still on the rise, and that determining the peak of the fourth wave is after the stability and stability of the numbers of infections and deaths or with the beginning of a gradual decline.
Egypt is witnessing an escalation in cases of coronavirus infection, starting last August, in conjunction with the statements of officials at the Ministry of Health, about the beginning of the fourth wave of the Corona epidemic.
During the cabinet meeting, yesterday, Tuesday, the Minister of Health referred to the statement of the Director-General of the World Health Organization, in which he clarified the continued decline in the rate of weekly injuries and deaths globally. According to the statement issued by the Council of Ministers.
The statement of Tedros Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization, dates back to October 13, during the organization’s conference in Geneva, during which he stressed: “The level of deaths remains unacceptably high – nearly 50,000 deaths per week, and the real number is certainly higher,” explaining Some countries in Europe are experiencing new waves of infections and deaths.