First case of death by coronavirus in Port Said
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By THE CAIRO POST

CAIRO: The first case of death by corona virus was in Port Said fever hospital, directorate of Health Affairs in Port Said declared Monday morning, Al-Shorouq reported.

The test results for woman who died on Monday and suspect of being infected with HIV corona will release within hours, sources at the Ministry of Health reported to Youm7.

The woman was 60-years-old returning from Saudi Arabia a week ago after her Umrah pilgrimage. She was suspected of being infected with the virus and was detained at the hospital but died on Monday in an isolated room at Port Said fever hospital, Al-Shorok reported.

The Ministry of Health issued a statement on Sunday that there was only one case of the coronavirus infection, suspected of infecting 57 people but the tests were negative.

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