Egypt extends measures to contain coronavirus to end of May

Egypt extends measures to contain coronavirus to end of May
Egypt witnessed a third coronavirus wave in April and cabinet announced Wednesday it will extend measures to contain the spread of the coronavirus until May end. (AFP)
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Updated 19 May 2021

Egypt extends measures to contain coronavirus to end of May

Egypt extends measures to contain coronavirus to end of May
  • Egypt allows public parks and beaches to reopen in two weeks' time with appropriate precautions

CAIRO: Egypt will extend measures to contain the spread of the coronavirus, including early closing hours for shops, until the end of May, the cabinet said on Wednesday.
Public parks and beaches will be allowed to reopen in two weeks’ time, with appropriate precautions.
Since May 6, stores, malls and restaurants have had to close by 9 p.m.