In Egypt, the authorities allowed to open hotels for domestic tourists provided that they will take only 25% of guests on maximum occupancy. It is reported Reuters.
On the share of the tourism sector in Egypt accounts for 12 – 15% of GDP, the epidemic of the coronavirus resulted in damage estimated at $1 billion per month. Because of the quarantine, the government suspended international passenger flights and shut down hotels, restaurants and cafes, and also imposed a night curfew.
Condition for opening of hotels is the presence of doctors are there and the installation of disinfection equipment. Should also be allocated a small building or a part of the floor of the quarantine area in case of detection of coronavirus tourists or staff.
Guests must be registered online, hotel workers will undergo a quick test for the coronavirus.
The government announced that from 1 June, hotels will be allowed to work with maximum capacity of 50%.
The hotels it is forbidden to perform weddings or parties, provide entertainment, serve hookah and offer open buffets. The hotel restaurants will have to provide the distance for your guests.
Prime Minister Mustafa Madbouli said that the country will gradually begin to return to normal life after Ramadan (after may 23).
Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in December 2019 in China. March 11, 2020, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
As of the morning of the 4th of may around the world, the coronavirus has infected 3 507 053 person. Victims COVID-19 247 473, recovered 1 125 308 people.
In Egypt infected with 6 465 people died – 429.