In Egypt, spoke on the conditions of entry of tourists to the resorts of the country
Tourists before traveling to the resorts of Egypt are required to sign a document stating that they had no contact with sick coronavirus, the Egyptian side is ready to discuss with Russia the precautions at resorts and airports, said RIA Novosti Deputy Minister of tourism of Egypt reptile of Chalabi.
Executive Director of the Association of tour operators of Russia (ATOR) Maya Lomidze said earlier that eight countries, including Egypt, officially announced that it is ready to accept Russian tourists on certain conditions.
Chalabi noted that while tourists to enter Egypt you do not need to take the PCR test COVID-19, but did not rule out that entry regulations may subsequently change.
According to the Deputy Minister, the resorts take serious measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, including measures of social distancing and regular disinfection of tourist facilities. Chalabi noted that in the open for tourists provinces of the Red sea, South Sinai and matrouh on the extent of coronavirus small.
She also noted that staff working in other provinces, during the return travel of the province after the holidays are obliged to spend 14 days in quarantine to avoid infecting the guests.
According to Shalabi, Egyptian authorities hope that the Russian side will agree to launch direct flights to Sharm El-Sheikh and Hurghada. "We are ready to receive Russian tourists in these resorts. We want to discuss with the Russian side we've taken precautions at resorts and at airports, and if they have any comments or additional requirements, we learn about them and see if they can be realized", — noted the Deputy Minister.
Previously, the government of Egypt decided to make a free tourist visa for tourists who will visit the province of the Red sea, South Sinai and matrouh to October 30.
According to Ministry of health of Egypt, the country recorded almost 85 thousand cases of coronavirus, has recovered 26.5 thousand patients who died 4067 people.
Now in Egypt take guests to the hotels that received a special certificate by the audit of the Ministry of tourism, Ministry of health and the Association of hotel facilities. In restaurants is prohibited, the mode of a buffet, banned mass actions inside the hotel. Also, the hotel should equip the room in case of isolation of the guests with symptoms of the disease and confirmed tests will need change rapid analyses of employees at the entrances to the tourist town.