COVID-19 lockdown for pharaoh? | Giza pyramids disinfected

Author: rt-international

Description: Workers began disinfecting the pyramids in #Giza on Wednesday as #Egypt's major tourist sites stood empty amid the #coronavirus outbreak.

Workers wearing masks and gloves could be seen sweeping the stairs, as well as spraying and disinfecting railings and pathways.

Director of the Pyramid Monuments, Ashraf Mohy, said the reception hall, X-ray machines, reception hall and box office, were amongst areas sterilised as a "precautionary" measure.

He added that the materials were "approved by the Ministry of Health" and a cleaning company was used.

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