President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi inspected the equipment manufactured by the Armed Forces- Press photo President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi inspected the equipment manufactured by the Armed Forces- Press photo

Sisi inspects equipment manufactured by Army to curb COVID-19 spread

Sun, Apr. 5, 2020
CAIRO - 5 April 2020: President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi inspected the equipment manufactured by the Armed Forces, as part of the state's efforts to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), presidential spokesman Bassam Radi said on Sunday.

President Sisi has directed the state's institutions to exert strenuous efforts to fight the pandemic in all possible ways. Meanwhile, the Armed Forces has santitized vital institutions and universities, as well as the sites and streets that are subject to visitor density in Downtown and Old Cairo.

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President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi inspected the equipment manufactured by the Armed Forces- Press photo

The Egyptian Ministry of Health reported Saturday 85 positive cases of coronavirus and five new deaths; all of them are Egyptians who contracted the virus from previous cases.

As yet, The number of those who tested positive for the virus exceeded 1000 to be 1070, including 241 recovered and 71 deaths.

Since mid-March, the Egyptian government has taken gradual steps in dealing with the coronavirus spread, starting with suspending schools and universities. It also suspended the international flights until mid-April.

Furthermore, a partial two-week curfew was imposed on March 24, 2020, while all restaurants, cafes, cafeterias, casinos, night clubs, bars, shopping centers (malls), and other local shops shut down completely until April 14, 2020.

Additionally, the Ministry of Awqaf [Endowment] extended the closure of the mosques and the places of worship nationwide until further notice.

 
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