Egypt in March imposed a temporary ban a month after the crisis started in the North African country, in a bid to avoid shortage of medical equipment necessary to fight coronavirus. As per the canceled ban, exporting them was punishable by law no. 95 of 1945 by up to 7 years in prison.
The World Health Organization is broadening its recommendations for the use of masks during the coronavirus pandemic and said Friday it is now advising that in areas where the virus is spreading.
The used gloves and face masks should be washed with water and soap for 20 seconds, and then be cut into small parts to prevent re-using them. Finally, it is safe to dispose of them inside a plastic bag.
Madbouli followed up on the state’s efforts to curb the spread of the novel virus and ensure the provision of medical supplies inside the hospitals that receive coronavirus patients.
et presents the types of masks and their effectiveness in protecting against the new coronavirus, according to the Times of India and varsoy healthcare website.
The shipment includes 10,000 N95 respirator masks, 10,000 protective suits, 70,000 DNA detectors, Ambassador Liao Liqiang said in a Twitter post.
The crisis of COVID-19 will last until the end of 2020; Egypt will increase transportation means to prevent any possible crowding.
A factory to manufacture face masks in Cairo will increase its production lines to five, to raise the daily production to 500,000 masks, the Egyptian Health Ministry said.
The measures include screening laborers, technicians and engineers before they enter their sites and maintaining social distancing.
The used gloves and face mask should be washed with water and soap for 20 seconds, and then be cut into small parts.
The president affirmed the need to stick to preventive measures to avoid infection with the novel virus, including wearing face masks and avoiding large gatherings.