This Week in Egypt: Week 12 -2020 ( Mar 17-22)


Top Headlines

  • Egypt’s coronavirus cases rise to 327
  • Egypt quarantines 300 families in Daqahliya after coronavirus cases detected
  • Egypt denies The Guardian claims that 19,000 Egyptians contracted coronavirus, and withdraws accreditation of Guardian journalist
  • Egypt’s mosques and churches suspend communal prayers
  • Egypt arrests activists including Ahdaf Soueif over coronavirus protest
  • Egypt’s cuts interest rates by 300 basis points in face of coronavirus
  • Ethiopia vows to fill dam despite Egyptian threats; has not sent Egypt latest designs for GERD

 Main Headlines

 Monday

  • Egypt’s cuts interest rates by 300 basis points in face of coronavirus
  • Wave of stormy weather cost Egypt EGP 1 billion
  • Egypt suspends international flights, announces new measures to prevent spread of coronavirus
  • Egypt quarantines 300 families in Daqahliya after coronavirus cases are detected
  • Egypt’s health ministry denies the Guardian claims that 19,000 Egyptians contracted coronavirus
  • Egypt’s tourism sector projected to lose $1 billion a month, but people’s well-being comes first: Minister of Tourism

Tuesday

Wednesday

  • Italian tourist at Hilton Alexandria tests positive for Coronavirus
  • Egypt arrests activists including Ahdaf Soueif over coronavirus protest Egypt arrests
  • First Egyptian dies of coronavirus in Italy
  • Ethyl Alcohol prices soar in Cairo as supplies disappear from shelves
  • Egypt shuts down Giza zoo over coronavirus fears

Thursday

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Saturday

Sunday

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