Egypt heightens COVID-19 health measures at entry points

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  • Date: 09-May-2021
  • Source: Zawya
  • Sector: Healthcare
  • Country: Egypt
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Egypt heightens COVID-19 health measures at entry points

Egypt’s Minister of Health and Population Hala Zayed announced, on Saturday, that additional precautionary measures have been put in place against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. These measures cover quarantine facilities at all entry points to the country. Zayed announced her decision as new mutations of the coronavirus have been reported in many countries. The decision was taken during a videoconference meeting held on Friday evening, held in the presence of: Mohamed Hassani, Assistant Minister of Health and Population for Public Health Initiatives; Mohamed Abdel Fattah, Head of the Central Administration for Preventive Affairs; and a number of the ministry’s concerned officials. During the meeting, Zayed and her assistants reviewed the preventive and precautionary measures for the coronavirus that are currently being applied at quarantine facilities at the entry points to Egypt. The ministry said in a statement that the implementation of additional precautionary measures at quarantine facilities includes a rapid test for all arrivals to Egypt. This will be applied to all arrivals from countries in which mutations of the virus have appeared, whether they were Egyptians or non-Egyptians. The arrivals will also be given a general check. According to the statement, the rapid examination, which does not exceed

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