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Luxor isolation hospital shut down after receiving no new virus patients
Published in Ahram Online on 25 - 07 - 2020

A Luxor hospital that served as an isolation facility for coronavirus patients will no longer function as a quarantine hospital due to receiving no new virus patients, state-run MENA news agency reported.
Director of Isna Hospital Elham Mohamed said only six coronavirus patients, who have now tested negative for the virus, remain in the hospital's intensive care unit due to their critical condition.
No new cases were detected in the past week, the hospital's director said, adding that 42 patients have been discharged in the past 24 hours.
In the past weeks, Egypt has announced the closure of several of its isolation hospitals as detected cases continue to drop; most notably El-Negelah isolation hospital, the country's first quarantine facility for coronavirus cases.
Last month, Egypt announced that El-Negelah hospital would no longer receive coronavirus patients and would return to normal operations after sterilisation and disinfection measures are undertaken, according to Taleb.
Egypt had increased the number of hospitals receiving COVID-19 patients as well as quarantine departments in fever hospitals nationwide, Mohamed Taleb, the hospital's deputy director, told Ahram Online last month.
Egypt continues to see a significant drop in detected coronavirus cases, registering less than 1,000 daily cases in the past few weeks.
The total infection tally has reached more than 91,000, with 4,518 fatalities recorded.

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