Precautionary Measures

25 hotels, 17 tourist restaurants closed, fined for violating COVID precautionary measures

Wed, 09 Jun 2021 - 01:36 GMT

Ministry of Tourism has closed 25 hotels and 17 tourist restaurants over violating precautionary measures set to avoid the spread of Coronavirus.

Egypt announces urgent decisions amid rising COVID infection rates

Wed, 05 May 2021 - 03:17 GMT

Shops, cafes, restaurants, Ramadan tents and malls will be closed at 9 pm as of Wednesday, and will last for two weeks.

In pics: Hurghada Airport receives 1st flight from Kazakhastan since COVID outbreak

Wed, 17 Mar 2021 - 02:53 GMT

The flight carried 160 passengers on board, operated for the first time by the National Aviation Company in the State of Kazakhstan, "Air Astana".

COVID in Egypt: Rise in infections expected in Ramadan due to gatherings

Wed, 17 Mar 2021 - 02:29 GMT

The second wave of Coronavirus has not ended yet in Egypt, while other countries are witnessing now the third wave.

Egypt follows up on home-isolated COVID cases in 10 governorates: Ministry

Thu, 21 Jan 2021 - 01:59 GMT

The ministry added that it is planning to expand the initiative to include more governorates in the coming period.

Madbouly warns of ‘harsher’ wave of COVID-19; calls on adhering to measures

Wed, 18 Nov 2020 - 03:15 GMT

He directed to tighten campaigns on places that violate the precautionary measures.

Egypt set to take firm decisions to combat 2nd COVID-19 wave

Tue, 03 Nov 2020 - 02:40 GMT

Three defendants denied charges of raping a girl in the what is known as “Fairmont Case” during investigations.

Egypt reports 133 new COVID-19 cases, 9 deaths

Thu, 08 Oct 2020 - 10:47 GMT

Ministry of Health announced Wednesday 133 new positive cases contracted Coronavirus, and nine deaths.

Health advisor to president warns of ‘new wave’ of COVID-19, high infection numbers

Thu, 08 Oct 2020 - 10:41 GMT

Advisor to Egyptian President for Health Affairs Mohamed Awad warned of a new wave of Coronavirus pandemic, with huge number of infections being detected.

Egypt announces anti-COVID-19 plan at schools as new study year kicks off

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 - 11:23 GMT

Minister of Health Hala Zayed announced Thursday the ministry’s plan to confront coronavirus at schools as the new school year kicks off.

Cairo’s historical Al Hussein Mosque closed for COVID-19 restriction violations

Thu, 02 Jul 2020 - 06:51 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Endowment on Thursday closed the historical and sacred Al Hussein Mosque in the capital, Cairo, days after mosques have been allowed to open amid the coronavirus crisis. Some worshippers failed to cling to the preventive measures

Private transportation allowed on Sunday, Monday celebrations: Egyptian Cabinet

Fri, 17 Apr 2020 - 11:21 GMT

On Sunday, during the Christian Easter Sunday celebrations, only the ordinary dusk-to-dawn curfew will be imposed, spokesman Nader Saad said.

Sisi: Egyptian state to firmly face violations harming nation, citizens

Thu, 16 Apr 2020 - 02:45 GMT

Sisi hailed people’s “steadfastness” and solidarity with the state authorities to implement the precautionary measures against the novel COVID-19.

As Easter approaches, gov’t orders closure of gardens, beaches

Wed, 15 Apr 2020 - 04:27 GMT

The prime minister called for deterring any trial to violate the preventive measures taken by the state and ordered governors to focus their monitoring efforts on public squares that have green areas, coastal governorates and cities that have Nile boats.

Orascom Development takes precautionary measures due to COVID-19 ramifications

Sun, 12 Apr 2020 - 02:47 GMT

The purpose of these measures is to reduce spending and preserve cash to the longest period possible to ensure stability of the Group’s destinations

Video: Sisi inspects preventive measures against coronavirus in construction site

Fri, 10 Apr 2020 - 04:25 GMT

The president affirmed the need to stick to preventive measures to avoid infection with the novel virus, including wearing face masks and avoiding large gatherings.

Rosatom takes measures in Egypt’s Dabaa nuclear plant over coronavirus

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 - 11:42 GMT

Rosatom said the measures restrict the entry of those who were recently present in one of the countries that are badly hit with the novel pandemic.

Finance Ministry takes all needed precautionary measures against coronavirus

Tue, 17 Mar 2020 - 10:56 GMT

The ministry also sterilizes the building throughout the day.