Egypt eases COVID-19 restrictions in hospitality sector as infections fall

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

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

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