This Week in Egypt: Week 15-2020 ( April 6-12)


Top Headlines

  • Egypt sees 126 new coronavirus cases, bringing total to 2065
  • Egypt extends coronavirus night curfew until April 23
  • Egyptian government cuts fuel prices
  • Egypt’s army distributes free face masks to the public
  • Egypt’s Foreign Minister and US Secretary of State discuss efforts on combating coronavirus and regional developments
  • Demand increases on Egyptian vegetables, fruits to be exported to countries severely affected by COVID 19

 

Main Headlines

 Monday

Tuesday

  • Egypt will keep mosques closed during Ramadan because of coronavirus
  • Egypt’s international reserve drop to $40.108bn amid COVID-19 outbreak
  • Egypt’s Foreign Minister and US Secretary of State discuss efforts on combating coronavirus and regional developments

Wednesday

Thursday 

Friday

Saturday

  • Egyptian police dispersed crowd attempting to prevent burial of coronavirus victim, 20 arrested
  • Egypt intervenes as Gaza warns Israel over medical aid
  • Egypt to send Libya 44 detergent containers, to provide staples, medical aid

Sunday

Reports

Fact box

  • Egypt’s capabilities in facing coronavirus in numbers

Interview

From Twitter

 

 

 

Plus

  • Egypt breakthrough: ‘Precise location’ of Alexander the Great’s tomb revealed by expert

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