Health Ministry Undersecretary Dies of COVID-19


The Egyptian Doctors Syndicate has said that Health Ministry Undersecretary Hamdy El-Tabbakh has died of the coronavirus.

Health Minister Hala Zayed released a statement of condolences, praising El-Tabbakh’s efforts on the state's initiative to treat hepatitis C patients. 

The syndicate also reported yesterday the death of four other medical personnel due to the coronavirus, bringing the total number of coronavirus-related deaths among medics to 294.