Abdel Ghaffar said in a statement to “Sky News Arabia”, that the three injured were isolated in a government isolation hospital in Cairo, after it was discovered that they were infected at Cairo International Airport upon their return from outside the country.
And he stressed that “the condition of the three injured is currently stable, as at the time of discovering their injury, two of them were not suffering from any symptoms, and the third patient was suffering from mild symptoms.”
He explained, “They will be released from isolation after confirming that they have recovered from Corona, and the negative of their sample from the virus after conducting two (PCR) analyzes separated by a period ranging from 24 to 48 hours.”
The spokesman for the Egyptian Ministry of Health stressed that the three infected people are currently receiving the treatment protocol supervised by the scientific committee at the Ministry of Health, pointing out that updating the protocol is subject to a continuous process and adding medicines approved by health authorities and proving their effectiveness in healing patients.
The Egyptian official pointed out that any case that is discovered to be infected with corona in Egypt’s entry points through ports and airports is immediately isolated, noting that “26 cases have been monitored since the intensification of epidemiological surveillance work in the wake of the announcement of the emergence of the mutated Omicron, especially those coming from the countries that appeared It is transmitted through the sorting and quarantine points at the Egyptian airport and ports.
And he indicated that all positive cases are subject to isolation in hospitals as soon as they are discovered to be infected with corona, until a genetic sequence analysis is performed and whether or not they are infected with the new mutant “Omicron”, and leave them upon recovery.
And Egypt announced on Friday evening that it had monitored the first 3 cases of “Omicron” among 26 positive cases of corona in the passengers of a plane that landed at Cairo Airport, and it was coming from one of the countries in which the new mutant appeared.
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