© 2020 BBC. Egypt's Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly warned on Monday that the country is likely to have a full lockdown due to the increasing numbers of Covid-19 cases, RT has reported. “The government is now in front of a big challenge and it has to find solutions, otherwise things will fall apart and will get out of control,” Shami said. Nagi told Al-Monitor, “The situation will become clearer in reservations for the summer season in June and July, when I expect that the virus will start to be contained,” he added. The Egyptian authorities may impose mandatory quarantine for visitors who test positive for coronavirus in a government isolation hospital, potentially in a remote location. Since the mid-February announcement of the first infection of coronavirus in Egypt, the number of infected people has reached 196 in Egypt as of March 18, including 45 people onboard a Nile cruise ship between Aswan and Luxor, carrying French, American and Indian tourists. By Yolande KnellBBC Middle East correspondent. Egypt tries to restart tourism during coronavirus pandemic But, with a vaccine for the new coronavirus still far off, the country's crippled tourism sector faces a long road. Moderna previously announced that its vaccine against the coronavirus was 100 percent effective against severe cases of the virus – a significant leap in COVID-19 vaccine development. Tourism experts said that preventive measures taken by Egypt and other countries would lead to a sharp drop in tourists to Egypt. In recent days, Mr Anany has made media appearances showcasing new hygiene and safety rules as museums reopened and some foreign flights resumed to the provinces of South Sinai, Red Sea and Matrouh. Until recently, Egypt was allowing tourists to visit popular sites, with the government stating that Egypt had few coronavirus cases and therefore it was safe. He was forced to sell two of his animals so that he could feed his family, as was another owner, Hamdi Mohammed. Here's what you can now access. CAIRO: Visitors to Egypt will no longer have to produce a negative coronavirus test to enter the country after fears that tourists would cancel their holidays because of the requirement. Thomas, a British tourist from Manchester, told Middle East Eye … VideoHow does the US electoral college work? “Coronavirus has really affected tourism here,” Mohamed said. "Also wearing the mask for many hours while on a tour in buses, closed areas like museums, airports and aircraft is not going to be as easy as it may sound.". An employee shows a trial vaccine sample at a COVID-19 vaccine production base of Sinopharm in Beijing, April 10, 2020. “The losses suffered by tourism these days after the decision of some countries to ban travel to Egypt as well as the suspension of flights at all Egyptian airports are a temporary event due to global tension and fears over coronavirus,” he said. "It's been so hard for everyone. All rights reserved. Près de 110.000 cas de Covid-19 et plus de 3.800 décès ont été recensés dans le monde. Egypt, which has seen tourism numbers plummet due to the pandemic, recently reopened many of its attractions. Some analysts fear long-term effects on Egypt’s tourism sector from the coronavirus outbreak. Video, The Beirut architect rebuilding families' homes for free. Plus get access to seven years of our archives. Egyptian authorities have been testing staff at the site where tourists later diagnosed with the novel coronavirus had stayed before returning to France, Egypt’s prime minister said Saturday. “We lost a lot of money, especially since the monthly tourism revenue is $1 billion, but the health of Egyptians is more important,” he added. Anani added that the decision to suspend air traffic until the end of March was carefully studied, explaining that during this period, hotels and tourist facilities would be sterilized. Weeks after the election, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell congratulates the president-elect. On s’attend à ce que les attentats contre les points de contrôle et les forces de sécurité se poursuivent. Germans start holiday lockdown amid Covid surge, The Beirut architect rebuilding families' homes for free. The country knows it can count on the enduring allure of its rich, pharaonic past. Voyage solo d'Assouan à Alexandrie : niveau d'insécurité ? Bedouins in Egypt retreat to more traditional way of life to face COVID-19. Many in the industry expect to see changes as mass tourism returns but say these can be positive, with new steps to improve sanitisation and reduce overcrowding at popular sites. “Many hotel reservations have been canceled and tourists can barely be seen at tourist sites.”. 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The ministry also announced 22 virus-related deaths and 207 recovering cases. "It was a disaster for us, like the whole world," he says. 15. He added that this matter will not exceed a few weeks at most, and the tourist flow will return to normal after the virus is controlled. She sees face masks as her biggest challenge. And then you have drivers and restaurants," she says. She lost 1,000 holiday bookings after international flights were stopped in mid-March and says that affected many besides her. Egypt has now recorded a total of 120,147 confirmed cases, 104,281 recovered cases, and 6,854 … Tourism is said to account for more than 12% of Egypt's GDP. Another tourism expert and a member of the Chamber of Hotel Establishments, Sameh Abdel Moneim, was optimistic. © 2020 Al-Monitor, LLC. Ahmed el-Shami, an economist and professor of feasibility studies at Ain Shams University, said that the slowdown in the tourism industry would affect the national economy and the government should be ready. In Egypt, Tourists Torn Between Ancient Temples and Coronavirus Tests Egyptian officials insist that it’s safe to visit. The link to reset the password will be sent to your email address. Healthcare in Egypt. Last week’s visits by the health and tourism ministers to Luxor was designed to show that the sites are safe and … Back in Giza, there have been huge clean-up operations around the pyramids, like other ancient monuments. Mr Mohammed asks. You’re now subscribed to Al-Monitor. Egypt has had more than 107,000 confirmed cases and more than 6,200 deaths from Covid-19 at the time of writing, and more than 1,00 cases in the past week, per John Hopkins University. "Later on, we'll open the Nile Valley, with Alexandria, Cairo, Luxor and Aswan.". En Egypte, des cas de personnes atteintes du Covid-19 ont été confirmés par le ministère égyptien de la Santé et l’Organisation Mondiale de la Santé (OMS). 16. Al-Monitor - Intelligence on the trends shaping the Middle East. ", .css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:link{color:inherit;}.css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:visited{color:#696969;}.css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:link,.css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:visited{-webkit-text-decoration:none;text-decoration:none;}.css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:link:hover,.css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:visited:hover,.css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:link:focus,.css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:visited:focus{color:#B80000;-webkit-text-decoration:underline;text-decoration:underline;}.css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:link::after,.css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:visited::after{content:'';position:absolute;top:0;right:0;bottom:0;left:0;z-index:2;}Top Trump ally ends silence to congratulate Biden. Sign up for the Week in Review newsletter. "Egypt is different, a mix of wonders," says Ms Adel, the guide. Top Trump ally ends silence to congratulate Biden, Rags to robes: How clothes are recycled. We've spent four months at home," says Ashraf Nasr, who has been offering camel rides to sightseers for 25 years. CAIRO: Egypt’s government has set limited working hours for shops amid growing coronavirus cases and fears over a second virus wave. Photo by REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany. The outbreak of the virus, as well as the random medical tests, has halted life in most of the usually crowded city, with the exception of the one-day trips organised by tourist companies when visitors spend a whole day in Luxor and then return to either Cairo or the Red Sea. Coronavirus et voyage en Egypte en mars prochain. We all lost our jobs. Le visa de tourisme peut être obtenu auprès d’un consulat égyptien, à l’arrivée en Egypte ou en ligne sur le site visa2egypt.gov.eg (demande à déposer au moins sept jours avant le départ). It's on everybody's bucket list. He says there are virtually no cases of Covid-19 in these coastal areas, making them safest. "People around the world are now trying to avoid big crowds as much as possible, so I guess there will be more very small groups, if not individual tourists," says Mona el-Dessouki, another tour guide. "Each camel needs 100 Egyptian pounds ($6; £5) a day for food.". .css-14iz86j-BoldText{font-weight:bold;}A wonder of the world, the pyramids at Giza have wowed visitors for millennia. Prime Minister Mustafa Madbouly said at a March 16 press conference that losses stemming from suspending air traffic would reach 2.25 billion Egyptian pounds (about $143 million). That changed when 45 tourists were tested positive on a Nile cruise ship in Luxor, prompting officials to conduct more testing in the tourist city. Abdel Moneim, meanwhile, called upon the Egyptian government to launch a multibillion-dollar stimulus program to compensate workers in the tourism sector for the losses they will incur. In the Upper Egyptian city of Luxor, tour guide Eman Mohamed has sensed a notable decline in tourists over the past month, after the outbreak of the coronavirus. Before the outbreak of coronavirus, Egypt’s tourism industry was flourishing. Video, The Beirut architect rebuilding families' homes for free, Kangaroos can 'communicate' with humans. "Finally, everything was so stable. Before the outbreak of coronavirus, Egypt’s tourism industry was flourishing. Video, How does the US electoral college work? Egypt has received on Thursday the first batches of the Chinese coronavirus vaccine at Cairo Airport later in the day, the Egyptian Ministry of Health said. “Those people will lose their jobs and the government has to compensate them and to find alternative jobs for them,” he added. Although this ancient site reopened on 1 July - with new compulsory temperature checks and social distancing at the entrance - only a few locals come by. Egypt tries to protect tourism after coronavirus outbreak on cruise ship Sunday, 8 March 2020 Egypt is rushing to protect its important tourism sector and reassure travelers it is safe to visit after an outbreak of the coronavirus on … Read about our approach to external linking. Tourism revenues in Egypt jumped by more than 28%, to reach about $12.2 billion in the fiscal year 2018-2019, ending last June 30, compared to $9.8 billion during the fiscal year 2017-2018. Since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, the Bedouin community in Egypt, mainly in southern Sinai, that heavily relied on tourism to make ends meet, is retreating deep into the mountains and the desert to live a more traditional life. "Our job depends mainly on eye contact and the smile we welcome our guests with, but now the mask will be hiding half of our faces," she says. But they were deserted as the coronavirus pandemic laid waste to Egypt's tourism industry and millions of people's livelihoods. Niveau de sécurité pour une senior seule au Caire pour tourisme? Tourism was the country’s third source of national income after remittances from Egyptians abroad, which ranked first, with $26.4 billion, and non-oil exports, with $17.1 billion. The virus was confirmed to … But after the coronavirus, everything just disappeared," says tour guide Shahenda Adel, who lives in Giza. VideoRags to robes: How clothes are recycled. Moderna joins Pfizer/BioNTech, Russsia’s Sputnik V, and Oxford/AstraZeneca as the most successful coronavirus vaccine … The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. In 2019, 13.6 million people visited Egypt and numbers this year were expected to exceed 15 million. Prospects looked starkly different before the pandemic. 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