Today, Wednesday, the Egyptian Minister of Health, Hala Zayed, explained the epidemiological situation in the country, and the measures that the ministry is taking to deal with the negative repercussions of this pandemic.
The minister explained, through comparison, that the rate of weekly infections recorded during the current epidemiological week rose to 5,845 cases, compared to 1,248 cases in the same epidemic week last year.
He said that this is approximately a 5-fold increase, noting at the same time that governorates: Cairo, Giza, Minya, Fayoum and Sohag are the top 5 governorates in terms of numbers of injuries.
On the other hand, Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly stressed the need to continue applying preventive measures to deal with the Corona virus, especially during this stage, which is witnessing an accelerated increase in the number of people infected with this virus.
The Prime Minister said, “Give notice to all ministries and concerned authorities, to take the necessary measures to prevent any celebrations or mass events, with the need to deal decisively with malls, cafes and cafes that violate the application of precautionary decisions to confront the epidemic and to close them immediately.”
Egypt recorded 1003 new cases of Coronavirus and 61 deaths, yesterday, Tuesday, up from 991 cases and 58 deaths on Monday. This is the first time that Egypt’s infection with the virus has crossed the 1,000 mark since January 8, when it detected 1,001 cases.