Egypt extends night-time curfew in fight against virus

Egyptian men wearing masks wait outside a centre of the Egyptian Food Bank in Cairo to receive cartons with foodstuffs on April 5, 2020, as the charity distributes aid to people who lost their jobs due to the coronavirus pandemic crisis. PHOTO | MOHAMED EL-SHAHED | AFP

What you need to know:

  • To stem the spread of the coronavirus, authorities have also halted air traffic until the end of the month and closed tourist and religious sites.
  • Egypt's health ministry has so far declared 94 fatalities out of 1,450 confirmed cases of Covid-19.



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