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Egypt eases guest limits in hospitality sector as COVID-19 infections fall

Egypt's cabinet on Sunday eased guest limits for hotels, restaurants, cinemas and theatres to 70per cent of their capacity from 50 percent at present as coronavirus infections slow, a cabinet statement said.

Egypt eases guest limits in hospitality sector as COVID-19 infections fall

Tourists take lunch on a mountain restaurant amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, south of Cairo, Egypt, on Feb 6, 2021. (Photo: REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh)

CAIRO: Egypt's cabinet on Sunday eased guest limits for hotels, restaurants, cinemas and theatres to 70per cent of their capacity from 50 percent at present as coronavirus infections slow, a cabinet statement said.

Egypt has been gradually easing pandemic restrictions since Jun 1. Official figures showed 181 new COVID-19 cases were recorded on Saturday, with 27 deaths from the disease.

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Source: Reuters

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