16K fined for failing to wear a mask in public as police continue observing measures combating Covid-19

Tue, 19 Jan 2021 - 11:25 GMT

A total of 16,512 people have been apprehended for failing to wear a mask, only 205 of whom did not pay the fine of L.E. 50 and will be referred to the prosecution.

Masks, disinfectants will not witness rise in prices, are sufficient for months: statement

Wed, 13 Jan 2021 - 01:07 GMT

Masks and disinfectants will not witness any rise in prices during the second wave of Covid-19, the Egyptian Consolidated Purchase Authority said on Wednesday.

Initiative launched to raise Egyptians’ awareness on wearing masks when using metro, train

Mon, 30 Nov 2020 - 03:50 GMT

Ministry of Transport launched an initiative to raise awareness on the necessity of wearing masks while using the metro or the train for daily travels.

Cairo governor: passengers without face masks on public transportation to be fined

Tue, 06 Oct 2020 - 11:27 GMT

Any passengers not wearing face masks on various public transportation means, buses, microbuses and taxis will be subjected to a fine, he said in a statement on Tuesday.

Egypt’s PM urges monitoring facilities opening amid coronavirus crisis

Thu, 25 Jun 2020 - 03:15 GMT

Egypt will resume international flights with some countries under a number of conditions and will receive foreign visitors in the governorates of Red Sea, South Sinai and Matrouh, known for housing some of Egypt’s most popular tourist attractions.

Egypt's Ministers review standards for manufacturing cloth face masks

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 - 09:58 GMT

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli on Sunday reviewed with Trade Minister Neveen Gamea the standards of manufacturing the cloth face masks.

Industry Minister: Gov't to provide 30 million fabric-made face masks monthly

Sun, 31 May 2020 - 10:39 GMT

The minister said the expansion in production comes in line with government's adopted measures to coexist with the current viral disease.

Video: Egypt's Sisi reprimands officials for failing to provide construction workers with masks

Fri, 10 Apr 2020 - 09:50 GMT

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi reprimanded officials at a construction site Thursday for not providing workers with masks to protect them from COVID-19.

Misr Spinning and Weaving Co. starts producing 2.4K face masks/hour

Tue, 07 Apr 2020 - 11:41 GMT

The production takes place through machines that were manufactured by a team of engineers and workers in the maintenance department.

600 tons of sanitizers distributed in Dakahliya to face COVID 19

Tue, 24 Mar 2020 - 03:02 GMT

Dakahliya governorate distributed on Tuesday 600 tons of sanitizers on its cities and neighborhoods to face coronavirus.

Pics: Youth in Egyptian cities launch sterilization campaigns in streets

Sun, 22 Mar 2020 - 04:30 GMT

Youth in many cities nationwide have organized initiatives to help clean and sterilize streets and facilities, to face the spread of the novel coronavirus, as Egypt has so far confirmed the infection of 294 cases and the death of ten.

Egyptian law: exporting masks, alcohol now punishable by jail

Thu, 19 Mar 2020 - 02:59 GMT

Exporting them now is punishable by law no. 95 of 1945 by up to 7 years in prison.