‘Stay Home…Stay Safe’: Egypt lights up Great Pyramid of Giza with message of solidarity - News Summed Up

‘Stay Home…Stay Safe’: Egypt lights up Great Pyramid of Giza with message of solidarity


Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities lit up the front of the Great Pyramid of Giza on Monday, conveying a message of solidarity and appreciation for healthcare workers around the world amid the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Egypt announced on Sunday evening the death of Ahmed el-Lawah, 50, the first doctor to succumb to complications of coronavirus in Egyptk. Egypt on Monday announced one additional death — a 44-year-old woman from Cairo Governorate who passed away upon her arrival at the hospital. The Health Ministry also confirmed 47 new coronavirus cases, bringing the country’s number of confirmed total cases so far to 656. Image: Egypt has carried out sweeping disinfection operations at archaeological sites, museums and other sites (AFP / Khaled Desouki)


Source: Egypt Independent March 31, 2020 10:07 UTC



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