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Dr. Mustafa Madbouly, Prime Minister, at the Cabinet headquarters in the new city of El Alamein, chaired a meeting of the Supreme Committee for the Corona Virus Crisis Management, in the presence of the Ministers of Defense and Military Production, Tourism and Antiquities, Supply and Domestic Trade, Education and Technical Education, Higher Education and Scientific Research, Culture, finance, local and internal development, health and population, civil aviation, social solidarity, trade and industry, Dr. Mohamed Awad Taj Eddin, Advisor to the President of the Republic for health and prevention affairs, and Major General Bahaa El-Din Zaidan, President of the Egyptian Authority for Unified Purchase, Supply and Medical Supply.
At the beginning of the meeting, a report was reviewed that included a follow-up of the latest developments related to the implementation of the Prime Minister’s decision to cancel the ban on the movement and movement of citizens, in all parts of the Republic, on all roads, and the gradual opening of a number of activities and fields, which began to be implemented since last June 27.
During the meeting, Dr. Hala Zayed, Minister of Health and Population, made a presentation, during which she pointed to a number of precautionary measures that are being implemented in conjunction with the reopening of a number of activities and areas in light of the Corona virus crisis, explaining that with regard to the movement of domestic travel to tourist cities , There is a plan to limit this movement, which depends on the Ministry of Health and Population printing an abundant amount of identification cards, “health monitoring card” commensurate with the numbers going to tourist cities, provided that these cards are located on the gates and ports to enter the governorates and all mass transportation.
Counselor Nader Saad, the spokesperson for the Presidency of the Council of Ministers, stated that a number of measures and decisions have been agreed upon, which will be implemented starting from the 26th of July, and these measures and decisions included stressing the continued closure of public beaches, as well as public parks and parks, on To consider after Eid Al-Adha the possibility of allowing 50% of the capacity to enter, for the parks and parks that are entered through entry tickets, to facilitate the control of the number of visitors through tickets that will be printed daily.
The decisions also included allowing the public to receive cafes, cafeterias, restaurants, and similar shops and establishments, pastry shops and mobile food units, until 12:00 midnight, provided that commercial and craft shops, including shops selling goods and providing services, and malls, malls, 10 pm, especially as we are in the summer season, and the occupancy rate increases to 50% of the capacity for each of the restaurants, cafeterias, and cafes, with emphasis on the application of all preventive and precautionary measures, in addition to the continued application of what was stipulated in the previous decision of the Chairman of the Council Ministers, with regard to cinemas and theaters, which is that the occupancy rate in these facilities shall not exceed 25% of the capacity.
With regard to Eid al-Adha prayers, it was agreed that the same rules that were applied in the blessed Eid al-Fitr prayer, from transferring to prayer from one of the major mosques, with takbeer and sermon.
In this regard, reference was made to the Ministry of Awqaf’s development of controls and procedures for the gradual return to Friday prayers in mosques, and this was presented to the Crisis Management Committee at upcoming meetings.
The meeting stressed the need to continue to prevent crowding and mixing, and a commitment to wearing masks in closed places and transportation, so as to ensure that the emergence of the emerging corona virus.
The decisions included allowing the possibility of holding official conferences and meetings, so that the maximum number of participants is only 50 people, and provided that the capacity of the hall in which the conference or meeting is held is not less than 100 people. The decisions also included preparing for the start of organizing major exhibitions, starting from the beginning of next October, with an emphasis on the importance of reviewing the preventive and precautionary measures that are being applied, and getting an update on the latest medical situation.
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