According to the Minister of information of Egypt Osama Hakala in Egypt were registered 150 cases of coronavirus.
Heikal announced the new numbers Monday, March 16, as more African countries have confirmed cases of the disease.
In Africa, currently registered more than 380 cases, and statistics is headed by Egypt.
The last country on the continent where there were cases of infection, include Tanzania, Liberia, Somalia and Benin.
Heikal also confirmed the government’s Directive on the suspension of international flights to Egypt starting from Thursday, March 19, 2020.
He urged Egyptians to be vigilant and to comply with sanitary regulations, to avoid Contracting the disease.
Earlier, President Abdel-have Fattal El-Sisi has ordered the closure of schools and universities to curb the spread of the coronavirus.