The threat of the spread of the omicron strain in the resorts of Egypt is assessed

Russian Embassy in Egypt: the country's resorts do not pose a threat to tourists connection with the spread of the omicron-strain of coronavirus. Izvestia writes about this with reference to the Russian embassy in the republic.

The diplomatic mission noted that not a single case of the new omicron strain of coronavirus has been registered in Egypt at present.

“The situation in resorts and other tourist places does not pose any epidemiological danger for Russians,” the report says.

Earlier in November, Dmitry Gorin, vice-president of the Association of Tour Operators of Russia (ATOR), commented on the possibility of closing Egypt to tourists … The expert believes that access to the resorts of an Arab country for Russians is unlikely to be limited.

Since November 28, Russia has indefinitely restricted the entry of citizens from a number of African countries, including South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho and Namibia, due to a new strain of coronavirus. Several European countries have already limited air traffic with South Africa. Among them are Germany, Great Britain, Italy, the Netherlands, France, Austria and the Czech Republic.



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