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|Egypt Becomes First Country In Africa To Record Case Of Coronavirus by Glycosunde: 7:07am On Feb 15|
The ministry in charge of Health in Egypt has confirmed its first ever case of CoronaVirus, making it the first case in Africa.
From examinations and investigation done, it was discovered that the patient was not Egyptian, and the identity yet to be made public.
Reacting to the case, the Egypt Health ministry spokesman, Khaled Megahed, said, ‘’The ministry has taken preventive measures and is monitoring the patient who is stable.’’
Reportedly, the Egyptian authority had notified the world health Organization, and the patient has been placed in quarantined isolation in the hospital.
Before now, stats of the epidemic disease has been recorded to nearly 1,400 cases, almost exclusive in China where it was first discovered.
It would be recalled that Egypt had suspended all flights on its National carrier to China. There will remain grounded till the end of the month.
Three hundred and one Egyptians were evacuated from Wuhan, Epicentre of the virus in China, and have remained in quarantine for 14days.
Also, deep trade links with china and often overstretched healthcare systems have raised concerns about the capacity of African countries to respond to an outbreak.
|Re: Egypt Becomes First Country In Africa To Record Case Of Coronavirus by yanabasee(m): 7:07am On Feb 15|
And will be the last.
|Re: Egypt Becomes First Country In Africa To Record Case Of Coronavirus by Davash222(m): 7:12am On Feb 15|
Egyptians always believe they’re not Africans. They keep denying Africa. Still don’t know why you guys always force this Africa on them. Isit by force
|Re: Egypt Becomes First Country In Africa To Record Case Of Coronavirus by Gwagone: 7:15am On Feb 15|
Since they don't claim Africa so, let them have their cake and eat it alone
|Re: Egypt Becomes First Country In Africa To Record Case Of Coronavirus by HitSong: 7:52am On Feb 15|
They have choice
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