The Egyptian Armed Forces sterilizing commercial areas in Downtown and Old Cairo neighborhoods - Facebook page of the military spokesperson
CAIRO - 30 March 2020: During curfew hours, the Egyptian Armed Forces sterilized sites and streets that are subject to visitor density in Downtown and Old Cairo as they constitute large markets of garments, textiles, and houseware products.
For the Downtown neighborhood, the Egyptian Armed Forces sterilized Al-Ataba Square, Al-Ataba Market, the Post Office Authority’s headquarters, Opera Square, Opera Garage, Abdel Aziz Street, El Geish Street, and side streets.
For the Old Cairo neighborhood, the Egyptian Armed Forces sterilized Al-Azhar Street, Al-Hussein Square, and the area surrounding Al-Hussein Mosque.
CAIRO - 16 March 2020: On Saturday, President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi ordered a temporary closure to schools and universities in Egypt. Prime Minster MostafaMadbouly on Monday said Egypt will be suspending flights in all airports starting March 19 until March 31. Sisi further allocated L.E.
A partial curfew in Egypt began on March 25 to last for 15 days as a protective measure against the spread of coronavirus among a bundle of rules that include decreasing the working hours of stores and shopping malls, and the closure of restaurants and cafes.
CAIRO - 24 March 2020: Prime Minister MostafaMadbouly held a press conference on Tuesday to announce a bunch of strict protective measures taken in the face of the coronavirus pandemic starting Wednesday for 15 days. First, a curfew takes place between 7:00 p.m until 6:00 a.m.
The Ministry of Health and Population declared on Sunday that COVID-19 cases rose by 33 for the total figure to become 609, including 132 who completely healed and left the quarantine hospital. The number of deaths became 40 increasing by four.