Egypt recorded 1.152 new coronavirus, COVID-19 cases, Thursday, raising the total number of confirmed cases since the outbreak in Egypt to 29767.
The real catastrophe in Egypt is not the Covid-19 pandemic reaching its peak, but the peaking of stupidity and disregard for citizens’ needs. The country is facing the coronavirus on less than 10 per cent of medicine and more than 90 per cent of security, militarism, quackery and sorcery.
Egypt recorded 1152 new coronavirus, COVID-19 cases,Tuesday, raising the total number of confirmed cases since the outbreak in Egypt to 27536.
Egypt’s Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Khaled Abdel Ghaffar said on Monday that the real numbers of infections in Egypt could be more than 100,000.
For the fourth consecutive day, Egypt’s Ministry of Health announced on Sunday the highest daily increase in COVID-19 cases and deaths, with 1,536 new infections and 46 fatalities.
Shuttered shops and empty streets lie outside Cairo’s Abbasia quarantine hospital. Knowledge that it is treating hundreds of coronavirus patients has muzzled this usually bustling area.
The Egyptian Doctors Syndicate on Wednesday announced the death of three physicians, two of whom were infected with coronavirus. The third doctor died of severe respiratory failure.
Egypt’s Ministry of Health announced on Thursday evening that it had recorded 1,127 new positive COVID-19 infections and 29 new deaths. The number of new infections is the highest daily rise since the start of the pandemic in Egypt and is an increase of 217 from the day before.
A Presidential advisor said Egypt will see a peak of coronavirus infections after two weeks, although a hypothetical model reviewed by the Minister of Scientific Research earlier suggests Egypt may start to record lower number of cases starting June 7th.
Egypt’s pro-regime media have launched a campaign against doctors fighting Covid-19, after the country’s largest medical union published a strongly-worded statement this week accusing the health ministry of “negligence”, resulting in the deaths of medics from coronavirus.