Egypt free of novel coronavirus: Ministry
Tuesday، 28 January 2020 - 12:23 PM
The Health and Population Ministry has confirmed that the country is completely free of the novel coronavirus (nCoV).
In a press release on Monday 27/1/2020, spokesperson for the Heath Ministry Khaled Megahed said that inspection visits are regularly paid to food suppliers across the nation, including Chinese restaurants, to make sure that they meet the required health requirements.
He added that Egypt was among the first countries to take preventive safety measures against the fast-spreading new deadly virus after its outbreak in China.
Megahed noted that an integrated plan was drawn up to prevent the spread of coronavirus, including taking precautionary measures at airports and ports to check up passengers coming from affected countries.