Egyptian authorities have decided to close shopping malls, restaurants and shops for two weeks due to the situation with the coronavirus disease pandemic in the country. Reuters reported citing Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly.
The restrictions will take effect on the evening of May 6. Large gatherings and concerts will be banned over the same period and beaches and parks will be shut between May 12-16.
According to the site Worldometers, Egypt is ranked 68th among countries by the number of Covid-19 infected. During the whole pandemic in the country, 232,905 people became ill, of which 13,655 cases were fatal.
As it was reported, Turkish government decided to introduce the full lockdown in the country on April 29; it is supposed to last until May 17. But while Turkish citizens will be required to carry special passes for domestic trips during the lockdown, foreign tourists will not be needing these documents.