Cairo governorate shuts down gyms over coronavirus concerns

Ahram Online , Sunday 15 Mar 2020

Cairo governorate has ordered the shutting down of gym studios in the governorate over coronavirus concerns.

The governorate began last week to implement a decision by the Egyptian government banning all large gatherings in the country.

Several gym chains have begun to inform customers that they would close down their branches till further notice.

Cairo governorate has announced that it has closed down 250 educational centres, day care centres and kindergartens after the state suspended schools and universities for 15 days to prevent any possible coronavirus outbreak.

Egypt has registered 17 new cases of the coronavirus, bringing the total number of cases detected in the country to 110 on Saturday, according to the Egyptian health ministry.

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