Egypt announced on Thursday that it is lifting all COVID-related entry restrictions for all travelers, Egyptians or foreigners, according to a statement by the Cabinet.
It is not yet clear from what date tourists will no longer need certificates and tests. As of late Thursday evening, the changes will take effect on Friday, June 17th.
Arrivals to Egypt were required to either provide a negative PCR test performed 72 hours before departure, or an accredited COVID-19 vaccination certificate or conduct any coronavirus tests approved by the Egyptian Ministry of Health at Egyptian ports of entry.
The Ministry Interior of Turkey announced that PCR tests would not be asked from visitors arriving from abroad starting on Wednesday, June 1.