Thursday 26 March 2020
I wrote – Sahar Azzam:
Dr. Khaled Mujahid, a spokesperson for the Ministry of Health, said that there will be no leaps in the numbers of people infected with Coronavirus as long as everyone observes the precautionary measures.
Mujahid added, during a telephone conversation with the “happening in Egypt” program broadcast on the channel “MBC Egypt” today, Thursday, that the high cases of recovery from the Corona virus in Egypt is a good indication, pointing out that the critical cases currently infected do not exceed 3 cases of Total injured.
A spokesman for the Ministry of Health said that 8 cases of the deceased were foreigners of high ages, noting that the World Health Organization confirmed the commitment of the Ministry of Health to the conditions of prevention with notes that do not affect the progress of work.
Today, Thursday, the Ministry of Health and Population announced the registration of 39 new cases that proved positive for their laboratory analysis of the emerging corona virus (Covid-19), and 3 deaths from the disease, bringing the number of infected to 495 cases, and deaths to 24 cases.
The ministry said in a statement today, that the injured, among them a case of a Libyan citizen and 38 Egyptians, who are in contact with positive cases that were discovered and announced in advance, within the procedures of surveillance and investigation conducted by the ministry in accordance with the guidelines of the World Health Organization.
She pointed out that the three deaths: the first for a 60-year-old woman, and a 72-year-old man, in addition to a 78-year-old man, all from the Cairo governorate.