Coronavirus: Egypt to Shut All Cafes, Malls, Sporting Clubs Overnight Until March 31

Egypt has so far registered 210 cases of the new coronavirus, including 6 deaths

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This file photo taken on October 24, 2017 shows Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi attending a military ceremony at the Hotel des Invalides in Paris
This file photo taken on October 24, 2017 shows Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi attending a military ceremony at the Hotel des Invalides in ParisCredit: AFP PHOTO / POOL / CHARLES PLATIAU
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Egypt will shut all cafes, malls, sporting clubs and nightclubs from 7:00 p.m. until 6:00 a.m. local time, starting Thursday, until March 31 to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, the government said in a statement.

The government said supermarkets and pharmacies were exempt for the closure. The country has so far registered 210 cases of the new respiratory disease, including 6 deaths.

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