The Singapore Embassy in Cairo continues to monitor the COVID-19 situation in Egypt. Singaporeans who choose to remain in, or travel to, Egypt should bear in mind the risks involved and should take extra precautions by practicing social distancing, avoiding crowded areas and observing good personal hygiene.
Medical testing and treatment at public and private hospitals are not subsidised for foreigners in Egypt. Singaporeans should purchase comprehensive medical and travel insurance and be familiar with their coverage.
Singaporeans should also keep abreast of local developments and updates to local COVID-19 measures by monitoring local media and official social media pages of Egyptian government agencies.
Singaporeans in Egypt who require consular assistance should contact the Singapore Embassy in Cairo’s 24/7 Duty Officer at +20 10 9806 4130 or the Singapore Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Duty Officer at +65 6379 8000. Singaporeans in Egypt are also encouraged to e-Register with MFA at www.mfa.gov.sg to allow the Embassy to contact them in the event of an emergency or crisis.