All actual information about COVID-19 (prevention, statistics, symptoms and more) you can find on WHO website and in Google feed.

In 2019, the city of Wuhan (China) became famous all over the world. Such «popularity» was associated with the rapid spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. It is known that coronavirus is transmitted in two ways — by airborne droplets and by contact.

The respiratory virus of a new type has already spread throughout the world. Egypt was no exception.

Coronavirus in Egypt: statistics common for the country of Egypt

According to the latest data, 177 039 062 people became victims of COVID-19, of which 3 832 951 deaths. On the territory of Egypt — 266 350, of which 15 268 deaths.
Over the last day (data on Saturday, 5 June 2021), the number of infected increased by 2971, +76 deaths. Thus, the mortality rate in Egypt is 5.73%.

In Egypt, bars and restaurants work with restrictions, all shops work without restrictions. Public events (exhibitions, concerts, museums, etc.) NOT allowed.

Is it possible to enter Egypt today, in 2021?

At the moment (Saturday, 5 June 2021) Egypt is available for tourists without any restrictions. At the same time, it is important to comply with the rules and requirements that are regulated by internal documents. Here is what official sources say for tourists planning to come to Egypt:

Commercial flights and international tourism to Egypt has resumed from 1 July.Starting September 1, all arriving international travellers, including Egyptian citizens, will need to present a negative PCR test certificate for COVID-19 taken prior to arrival. Currently, PCR tests must be taken within 72 hours before arrival, but on September 1 that requirement will change to no less than 48 hours before arrival. Travellers must present paper copies of the test results; digital copies will not be accepted. Children under the age of six of all nationalities are exempt.

You can read more about entering Egypt in official sources:

Restrictions on entry to Egypt

On Saturday, 5 June 2021, the borders of Egypt are fully open for citizens, for tourists and foreigners — the borders are fully opened. Moreover, quarantine is NOT required upon arrival.

Here’s what they write about quarantine in official sources:

Quarantine not required

If, when crossing the border with Egypt, symptoms of coronavirus appear, namely: cough, shortness of breath, fever, fatigue, headache and muscle pain, you should immediately consult a doctor.

Conditions for entering Egypt

Special conditions of entry and various kinds of restrictions during a pandemic are applied in almost all countries. Egypt is no exception.

Do I need a test result when crossing the border with Egypt?

Negative PCR test is required for all countries.

In addition, when crossing the border, there should be no signs of SARS.

Entry rules to Egypt today: 5 June 2021

We have already figured out the need for a test. Just in case, we recall:

Negative PCR test is required for all countries.

Many are wondering whether it is necessary to go into quarantine when entering Egypt. We answer: today, when entering Egypt, quarantine is NOT required.

How are things with masks in Egypt?

Masks are required in enclosed public places
Masks are required in public transport

For which countries are the borders with Egypt open?

Borders with Egypt on 5 June 2021 are open to the following countries of the world:

For which countries are the borders with Egypt closed or partially closed?

Borders with Russia on June 5, 2021 are closed (or partially closed) for the following countries of the world:

Is a vaccination passport obligatory to enter Egypt?

Dozens of countries around the world have been thinking about the introduction of so-called «covid passports» for several months. We are talking about documentary evidence of vaccination against COVID-19. The goal is to simplify travel abroad, as well as to speed up the process of returning to normal life.
In order to travel to Egypt, today you do not need a vaccination passport. At the same time, the Egypt government supports the idea of a document that confirms vaccination.

Digital statistics: on entry into and exit from Egypt

Covid 19 sets new «records». Despite this, the borders of Egypt are open to a number of countries. Also, Egypt citizens can freely cross the borders of other states. Naturally, on condition they сomply with all quarantine measures.

From which countries you can come to Egypt:

Current data on COVID-19 in Egypt

As of 5 June 2021, there is a decrease in cases of coronavirus infection in Egypt. More detailed statistics in numbers:

  • Total cases: 266 350
  • Currently sick: 56 010
  • Recovered: 195 072
  • Deaths: 15 268
  • Vaccinated: 2 351 512

You can keep track of the most current information on the WHO website:

View other countries from which we can come to Egypt

Countries available for entry:

Available for entry, but with restrictions:

Countries unavailable for entry:

According to our information, at the moment there are no countries from which entry into Egypt is completely prohibited. See how we collect data.

Is it possible to enter and what are the rules, conditions for entering Egypt during coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in 2021?