According to Johns Hopkins University, Egypt has to date more than 450 people infected with coronavirus. For this reason, the Ministry of Health of the African country has started, since last Wednesday, March 25, to fumigate the Pyramids of Giza, one of the wonders of the world.
In order to combat the spread of the coronavirus in Egypt, the Government of the African nation has made a team of cleaners and fumigators available to marvel, who sanitize the environment of the pyramids of Keops, Kefren Y Micerinos.
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“We take advantage of this suspension to prepare the archaeological zone in terms of maintenance and restoration, so that when tourism recovers, the area of the pyramids is at its maximum splendor to receive its visitors,” he said. Ahraf Mohi, general director of the archaeological zone of the pyramids.
The fumigated areas, until now, are the accesses to the pyramids, the ticket offices, the security arches, the paths that surround the three giant buildings and the sphinx. The latter has had no visits for several days, as the Egyptian authorities suspended flights due to the spread of the coronavirus around the world.
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The disinfectant has been impregnated on the walls of the temples of Karnak Y Abu Simbel, in addition to hotels in half of the Egyptian country. This, after being announced by the Government on Wednesday March 18.