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The measures would include revising or removing public expenditure items in the budget for the new fiscal year, the finance minister said

Hair salons remain open but have seen demand crater in recent months, leaving owners and staff unsure what the future will bring

The total infections toll now stands at total infection tally of 7,201, including 452 deaths

Uber Eats said it took the decision based on 'a hard look at the business metrics' over a competitive market for food delivery

Saturday’s toll comes one day after Egypt reported on Friday 358 new positive coronavirus cases, the highest single-day toll

The prime minister had warned last week that the number of infections is expected to rise, yet assured the public that the government is still able to contain the virus




In the past weeks, panic loomed in supermarket aisles, as shoppers hoarded groceries and basic food staples, pushing customers to click their way towards online grocery shopping

This is not the first time there has been opposition against the burial of coronavirus victims over fears of infection

The curfew, first imposed on 25 March, will continue to be in effect until 23 April and will now begin at 8 pm instead of the previous 7 pm, Madbouly said in a televised press briefing.



The move comes one day after El-Sisi expressed in a phone call with Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte his “full readiness” to support Italy amid the outbreak

The announcement came hours after Egypt had reported its highest one-day rise of infections since the beginning of the outbreak, with total cases currently standing at 985, and 66 deaths

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly said last month that recent flight suspension have resulted in financial losses for Egyptian airlines exceeding EGP 2.25 billion


The unprecedented decisions to close mosques and churches and slightly alter the call to prayer are part of Egypt's efforts to control the spread of the pandemic


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