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Egypt says will impose coronavirus restrictions on public employees after Nov 15

by Reuters
Sunday, 17 October 2021 17:46 GMT

CAIRO, Oct 17 (Reuters) - Egypt will mandate that public sector employees must either be vaccinated against COVID-19 or take a weekly coronavirus test to be allowed to work in government buildings after Nov. 15, a cabinet statement said on Sunday.

A government meeting also agreed to allocate one billion pounds ($64 million) to address spending requirements related to the coronavirus crisis.

($1 = 15.6750 Egyptian pounds)

(Reporting by Momen Saeed Atallah Writing by Ahmad Elhamy)

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