Prof. Dr. Abdel-Fattah Saud, Vice President of Ain Shams University for Education and Student Affairs, said that Ain Shams University is the only one that conducts swabs to all students who are scheduled to be accommodated in its university cities.
Saud continued in statements carried by the Sada Al-Balad Universities website, that the university did not pay attention to the cost of conducting the swabs, which amounted to one million pounds, while the revenues of university cities are half a million pounds, but the university has put the health and safety of all students, as well as workers, a priority. Swabs for them too, and all results were negative for them.
Saud added that a medical examination will be carried out to ensure that the student is free from infection with the new Corona virus, and students will be re-housed according to the schedules announced to all teams, and the process of housing students in cities according to precautionary measures, sterilizing rooms and buildings, using thermal reagents, and sterilization gates on City entrances to inspect students.
Saud pointed out that 4 foreign students and 3 Egyptians were infected with the Corona virus, after they had swabs before housing in university cities, pointing out that the university administration decided to transfer students to the university's field hospital, and treat students for free.
For his part, Dr. Abdel Fattah Saud, Vice President of Ain Shams University for Education and Student Affairs, inspected university cities to determine the cities' readiness to receive male and female students, accompanied by Ibrahim Saeed, the general supervisor of university cities, and Majda Hussein, director of the city, students and a group of workers.
Saud stressed the importance of the continuous sterilization of rooms, corridors and all university city facilities, stressing the importance of students' commitment to social distancing measures during the day in the restaurant, study places and computer rooms, as well as wearing masks and using sterilizers, adding that places for food and study have been prepared in the open air to maintain social distancing and public health.
The tour included the university city for female students, the city for female students in Nasr City, headquarters 1 and headquarters 2, the university city for students, and building C for the accommodation of people with special needs, and all the facilities of the cities, including study halls, gymnasiums and computer rooms.
Saud also inspected the Student Medical Center, explaining that in an unprecedented step at the level of Egyptian universities, the education and student affairs sector at the university, under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Mahmoud El-Metini, President of the University, began conducting complete swabs for male and female students residing in the university cities sector (male and female students), which amounted to 3285 Male and female students, in cooperation between the General Administration of University Cities and the General Administration of Medical Affairs at Ain Shams University.
This procedure aims to ensure the safety of all students residing in university cities coinciding with the start of the first semester exams next week, and the swab action plan comes in light of taking all measures and precautionary measures as swabs are made for small groups to avoid mixing between large numbers.
In addition, a complete swab was started for all expatriate students residing in university cities. Swabs were conducted for (41) immigrant students residing in the main city for female students in Heliopolis, and swabs were conducted for (4) scholarship students residing in the university city, and (107) students from the expatriate students residing in the university city are students in Abbasiya, due to the continued residence of foreign students in university cities since the beginning of the academic year and their not leaving until now, in order to ensure their safety before mixing with the rest of the Egyptian students who are scheduled to be resettled in the university cities in the coming days.