40 new cases of corona and 6 deaths


Source: Cairo – Ashraf Abdel Hamid

Today, Saturday, the Egyptian Ministry of Health announced the registration of 40 new positive cases of Corona virus and 6 deaths on Saturday.

The ministry revealed the high number of cases whose laboratory results have turned from positive to negative for Corona virus to 161 cases, and 5 cases of Egyptians who were infected from the isolation hospital, after receiving the necessary medical care and completing their recovery according to the guidelines of the World Health Organization.

She said that the number of the total recovered from the virus reached 121 cases as of Saturday, out of the 161 cases whose results have been laboratory transformed from positive to negative.

She pointed out that 40 new cases that had positive laboratory analyzes of the virus were recorded, among them a citizen of Jordanian nationality and 39 Egyptians, who are in contact with positive cases that were discovered and announced in advance, as part of the surveillance and investigation procedures that you conduct.

And the Egyptian health indicated the death of 6 cases, including a 73-year-old Italian man, and 5 Egyptians between the ages of 57 and 78 years from the governorates of Cairo, Damietta, Minya, and Port Said.

The ministry said that the total number registered in Egypt with the Corona virus as of Saturday is 576 cases, including 121 cases that have been cured and discharged from the isolation hospital, and 36 deaths.

And she reaffirmed that no new infected or suspected cases of infection with the Corona virus were found in all governorates of the Republic except what has been announced, indicating that once any infections appear, they will be announced immediately, in full transparency according to the international health regulations, and in coordination with the World Health Organization.


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