Dr. Hala Zayed, Minister of Health and Population of Egypt, announced the conduct of analyzes of 1904 suspected cases of the emerging coronavirus (Covid-19) in Egypt, starting from last January and until now, confirming that all of them were negative, except for the two foreigners, who were Advertise them in advance.
According to Masrawy, the Minister of Health and Population stated that he had not proven the positive of any suspected case of infection of the Corona virus emerging in Egypt until now, except for two cases, the first of a foreign person who was a carrier of the virus, and received excellent medical care, and the analysis of the «pcr» for him under the supervision of both The Ministry of Health and Population, and the World Health Organization, several times in a row, most recently after spending 14 days in quarantine. The result of the analysis was negative each time, and he left quarantine.
She added that the second case of a foreign person was announced last Sunday, and he was immediately isolated at the designated isolation hospital, noting that he is receiving medical care, and his condition is stable and constantly improving, pointing out that all of his examinations confirm the improvement of his condition, pointing to the continued application of quarantine procedures The health has to be paid to all employees at his workplace and their assisting bodies, who numbered more than 2500 people as a precautionary measure, explaining that no cases were suspected of infection with the new Corona virus, and all precautionary precautions were taken against them.
The Minister of Health added that the workplace for the second positive case was provided with 3 clinics for medical survey, 6 ambulances equipped with 3 self-sterilizing cars, 3 seminars were organized to raise awareness of ways to prevent against any viruses or infectious diseases, in addition to holding two training sessions for the specialized team By following the prevention procedures inside the workplace, confirming that no suspected cases of coronavirus arising from contact with the foreign person are suspected.
And «Zayed» pointed out that analysis was carried out for 41 cases of returning Umrah suspected of being infected with the virus, and all the results were negative.
The Minister of Health and Population reaffirmed that no new infected or suspected cases of infection with the Corona virus in all governorates of the Republic were monitored except what had been announced, indicating that once any infection is suspected, it will be announced immediately, with full transparency in accordance with international health regulations, and in coordination with the World Health Organization , Indicating that all data are audited and all analyzes conducted for suspected cases of HIV infection are audited and data exchanged with the World Health Organization.