Taiwanese tourist behind the injury of 12 Egyptian workers to Corona – Economy – Arab and International


The Egyptian Ministry of Health and the World Health Organization announced the discovery of 12 cases of the new corona virus (Covid 19) on one of the ships arriving from Aswan to Luxor in the south of the country, today the Egyptian National Information Authority said on its website.
Dr. Khaled Mujahid, adviser to the Minister of Health and Population for Media Affairs and the official spokesperson of the ministry, said that a Taiwanese tourist of American origin was on board the ship and upon her return to her country, information was received from the World Health Organization and the International Health Regulations on the discovery of her infection with the Corona virus, and the report of the organization indicated that it is the basic case Causing infection for detected cases.
He pointed out that immediately the Ministry of Health and Population, in accordance with the guidelines of the World Health Organization, took all preventive and precautionary measures against those in contact with the case and made the necessary checks.
Mujahid confirmed that the health status of all those in contact with her and those on board the ship was followed up within 14 days and they did not show any symptoms. Positive for Corona virus, which is a carrier of the virus, from the Egyptians working on the ship without symptoms.
Mujahid added that the 12 positive cases are being transferred to the hospital designated for isolation, and that the remaining cases are being subjected to quarantine for another 14 days, which is the incubation period of the disease to follow up on their health and check on them.
For his part, Dr. John Jabbour, representative of the World Health Organization in Egypt, stressed that the discovery of these cases carrying the virus confirms the effectiveness and efficiency of the preventive plan that the Ministry of Health and Population has put in place to deal with the new Corona virus and how to deal with infected cases when they are discovered, praising the speed and transparency typical of the Egyptian government in notification and dealing With the situation and its eagerness to inform the organization as soon as any case is suspected.
The Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population has announced the registration of three confirmed cases of “Covid-19”, one of whom is an Egyptian coming from abroad, and the other two are foreigners, one of whom has recovered.




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