Embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt in Berlin, Germany- photo courtesy of the embassy's Facebook page.
BERLIN - 3 April 2020: All Egyptian nationals who are stranded in Germany and wish to return back home has been registered, announced the Egyptian Embassy in Berlin in a statement on Friday.
All requests sent to the embassy's e-mail has been registered, the embassy added in the statement on its official Facebook page.
The registered nationals will be notifed when a flight heading to Egypt will be avaliable, the embassy said.
Egypt's state-owned EgyptAir has operated a number of exceptional flights to bring Egyptian nationals back home after Egypt suspended the international aviation on March 19 until April 14, 2020, amid the state’s protective measures to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak.
All arrivals from abroad will be quarantined for 14-28 days, according to the latest measures announced by the Cabinet. Hundreds of Egyptian expatriates returned home from many countries including the United Kingdom, the United States of America, some European countries, and other Arab states.
Egyptian Prime Minister Mustafa Madbouli on Thursday said the world has recorded a million COVID-19 cases, including around 850 cases in Egypt.
This raises the official number announced by the Health Ministry on Wednesday evening by about 71 cases, making it the largest daily toll announced by the northeastern African country so far.
As yet, the global cases infected with the virus reached more than one million people and 54,198 deaths were reported, while the recovered cases rose to 219,835. On March 10, 2020, the virus was announced a global pandemic by the WHO.