Egypt raises degree of preparedness at hospitals during Eid Al-Fitr holidays



Fri, 29 Apr 2022 - 02:43 GMT


Fri, 29 Apr 2022 - 02:43 GMT

CAIRO – 29 April 2022: The Ministry of Health announced raising the degree of preparedness in all public and central hospitals during Eid Al-Fitr holidays.

The ministry affirmed intensifying the presence of the required medical teams in the emergency departments of hospitals.

The ministry also confirmed that all its hospitals in Cairo and the governorates operate regularly throughout the Eid Al-Fitr period and provide all services around the clock to citizens.

Egypt and other Muslim and Arab countries will celebrate the three-day Eid Al-Fitr starting Monday 2 May, according to astronomical calculations.

Earlier this month, the Egyptian cabinet has announced that the period extending from 30 April to 5 May will be a paid holiday for public sector employees on the occasion of the Labor Day and Eid Al-Fitr.

The first day of Eid al-Fitr (The Feast of Breaking the Fast) will witness a hot weather during daytime, with a tendency to be cold at night.

Member of Media Center of the General Authority of Meteorology, Manar Ghanem, revealed the details of the weather during the first days of Eid al-Fitr, which is expected to begin on Monday.

The weather is expected to be very hot on southern Upper Egypt, and cold at night.

She pointed out that the average temperature in Greater Cairo is expected to be between 30 and 32 degrees during the day, and the atmosphere is around normal at this time of the year.

Egypt’s Supply Ministry said on Wednesday all affiliated cooperatives and Consumer Complexes will open during Eid al Fitr holiday to secure citizens' basic needs.

In a statement, the ministry said the minister directed the Holding Company for Food Industries to provide all basic needs at affordable price with a 30-percent discount.

The ministry said an operations room will be formed to make sure that all commodities are available at the outlets.

During the annual event of the Egyptian family iftar, Tuesday President Abdel Fattah al Sisi assigned the ministries, institutions to continue the work of the exhibitions that contributed to the provision of basic commodities to citizens in all governorates.

The President directed to continue providing all basic commodities to citizens at subsidized prices until the end of the year.



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