Egypt shortens quarantine period for citizens returning to the country

Egyptian citizens checking in for a repatriation flight from Kuwait. Photo: Xinhua

Faced with a shortage of places for quarantining Egyptians who return from abroad, the authorities have adopted an original — if dangerous — solution. To create more space, they have reduced the mandatory quarantine period from 14 days to seven.

Egyptian citizens who test negative for Covid-19 after returning from abroad are quarantined at…

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