Egypt reports 39 new coronavirus cases, three deaths

CAIRO (Reuters) – Egypt on Thursday reported 39 new coronavirus cases and three deaths, the health ministry said in a statement, bringing the total number of infections to 495 including 24 fatalities. The new cases are all Egyptians who were in contact with other patients, with the exception of one Libyan man. The three dead are all Egyptians from Cairo, […]

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Egypt declares two-week curfew to counter coronavirus

CAIRO (Reuters) – Egypt has declared a curfew from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. for two weeks from Wednesday to prevent the spread of coronavirus, and those who violate the measure will be penalized under emergency laws, the prime minister said. Flights, which were suspended at Egyptian airports on March 19, will remain grounded for the first two weeks of […]

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Egypt to shut all cafes, malls, sports clubs in evenings until March 31

CAIRO (Reuters) – Egypt said on Thursday it would shut all cafes, shopping malls, sports clubs and nightclubs from 7 p.m. until 6 a.m. local time every night until March 31, strengthening measures introduced to prevent the spread of coronavirus. The government said supermarkets, pharmacies, bakeries and neighbourhood corner stores were exempt from the closure, which comes at a time […]

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