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Do not be afraid of Corona, treatment of the virus in your hands, with determination and challenge, be prepared to confront Corona, and do not mix with the injured, and you have to cleanliness. ”With these words, Salwa Rifki, 54, who resides in the village of Saqoula in the Bani Mazar Center, north of Minya, has a tourist office, She tells “Al-Masry Al-Youm” the journey of discovering her infection with the Corona virus, through the stages of treatment and ending with her recovery from the disease completely.
She added: “I was confident and certain that I would have the disease, so I refused to mix with my children and grandchildren, and asked health officials to examine me and 33 other pilgrims returning with me from Saudi Arabia, and samples revealed 30 virus infections, 5 were cured, and 25 others were being treated in the quarantine areas in Aswan and Ismailia ».
She continued: “The worst of what I experienced in the 10-day treatment trip, being in the ambulance alone for 10 hours, traveling from my village to Esna Hospital, where I asked the driver to stop twice to rest and inhale the air,” praising the role of the medical team at Esna Hospital in Treat and care patients, and describe them as heroes.
On her injuries, she said: “I was in Saudi Arabia to supervise a group of pilgrims comprising 81 pilgrims, and we traveled on February 26, and we returned March 11, and during the trip, Muammar was injured by a group in Saudi Arabia. The agent asked us to adhere to the dismissal, and the Saudi authorities attended, and a stone was made for all Those in contact with the injured in their residence hotel, and 46 pilgrims who were staying in another hotel were injured due to mixing in Al-Madinah Al-Munawwarah. At that time, I had a bad psychological condition, and I expected my infection and those with me to be infected with the virus, and the Saudi authorities asked me to leave and 33 pilgrims to Egypt ».
She added: “By arriving at Assiut Airport, it turned out that everyone’s normal temperature was from 36-37 degrees, and despite that we asked them to check up again, but they were satisfied with notifying the Ministry of Health to examine us at our residence in Minya, even though I was suffering from coughing at the time.”
She continued: «After returning to the house I tried with full force not to mix completely and deal with a ban with my children and grandchildren, and committed to wearing the glove and muzzle, and officials from Minia’s health continued, and samples were taken and sent to the central laboratories in Cairo, at the same time there was a follow-up team from the village’s health unit “He follows up on my case every day several times, and after that I got a call from a health official confirming that the samples are positive, that I am infected with the virus, and that they will send an ambulance to take me to Esna Hospital.”