Tuesday 12 May 2020
Books – Ashraf Jihad and Ahmed Jumaa:
For the second day in a row, the daily index of Corona injuries in Egypt stabilized below 350 daily injuries, two days after rising to a record near 500.
Today, the Ministry of Health and Population registered 347 new cases that proved positive for its laboratory analyzes of (Covid-19), one more than yesterday. This brought the total injuries in Egypt to 10093, yet deaths and recovery recorded two positive numbers for the first time.
Egypt recorded the first thousand injuries after 51 days, then the second thousand after 8 days, and the time period continued to decrease successively, as it reached 6 days to register the third and fourth thousand, and 4 days to register the fifth and sixth thousand, and 3 days from the seventh to the ninth, then two days Only to reach 10 thousand injuries.
The Mortality Index continued its stability for the fourth consecutive day, recording 11 new deaths today, bringing the average death rate during this period to 10, down from May 8, which recorded 21 cases.
The overall death rate continued to decrease against the total injuries to 5.3%, given that 544 deaths were recorded among 10093 injuries, after it was 7.5% until a week ago, due to the large increase in the number of new infections, reaching for the first time to the average rate Worldwide deaths recorded by the World Health Organization are 5.3%, according to Dr. Amjad al-Khouli, WHO’s epidemiologist.
Khaled Mujahid, media advisor to the Ministry of Health, told Masrawy earlier that 30% of all deaths died before arriving at the isolation hospitals, and 25% of them died in the first 48 hours of their presence in the hospital, and that the vast majority of deaths are over 50 years old, and they suffer From chronic diseases or tumors.
Today, the recovery index achieved its best performance since the beginning of the crisis, with 154 patients discharged from isolation and quarantine hospitals, after receiving the necessary medical care and recovery, the largest number recorded after May 5, which recorded the recovery of 98 cases, bringing the total to 2075 recoverers.
According to the data of the Ministry of Health, the number of cases whose laboratory results have shifted from positive to negative increased to 2811 cases, including 2075 recoverers.
According to the WHO guidelines, there are still 7,223 cases in isolation hospitals and quarantine places.