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Egypt Fully Vaccinates Tourism Workers in the Red Sea and South Sinai Governorates

June 4, 2021
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The Ministry of Health and Population announced on Thursday 3 June 2021, that Egypt has fully vaccinated staff in key resorts and hotels in the Red Sea and South Sinai governorates to prepare to receive tourists in the summer. In a press conference held in Hurghada on Thursday 3 June 2021, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled El-Enany, Minister of Health and Population Hala Zayed, Minister of Civil Aviation Mohamed Manar, and Red Sea Governor Amr Hanafi discussed the safety measures and protocols needed to ensure the safety of staff and guests in two of Egypt’s tourist hotspots. “Vaccinating our staff is just one measure we are taking to ensure tourists can return to Egypt’s crowning jewels safely, quickly, and confidently,” El-Enany stated in the press conference. The vaccination process started in these governorates as they are home to the locations that attract the largest numbers of tourists in the summer. South Sinai includes Sharm El-Sheikh, Nuweiba, Dahab, and Taba. While the Red Sea governorate includes Gouna, Hurghada, Sahl Hashish, Marsa Alam, and Makadi. El-Enany also added that everyone in the tourism sector has worked hard to offer a safe…

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