Source: Cairo – Ashraf Abdel Hamid
Dr. Hala Zayed, the Egyptian Minister of Health and the accompanying delegation, returned this morning to Cairo International Airport from China.
Dr. Khaled Mujahid, adviser to the Minister of Health and Population for Media Affairs and the official spokesperson of the ministry, confirmed that immediately after the arrival of the minister, the quarantine team at Cairo Airport applied preventive and precautionary measures to it and the accompanying delegation by measuring body temperature and making sure that there are no respiratory symptoms.
Mujahid indicated that samples were taken from the minister and the accompanying delegation and sent to the central laboratories. They will also be followed for 14 days, which is the incubation period of the virus.
The Egyptian minister held talks in China on ways to confront the Corona virus, and carried a message of solidarity from President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi to China, and delivered Egypt’s gift to the Chinese people from preventive supplies.
The ministry spokesman stated that the visit came within the framework of the depth and interdependence of the relations between the two countries, including the exchange of experiences and data with the health authorities in China, to enhance ways of cooperation in combating the new Corona “virus”.