An Egyptian doctor was arrested after the release of an article on the country’s fragile healthcare system. According to Reuters, the pharmacologist was detained after the note regarding the lack of protective equipment. The journalist was arrested after submitting a claim to receive official data regarding the coronavirus. A pregnant woman was arrested after her friend had used her phone to report a suspected coronavirus case.
During the fight against the coronavirus, security services are trying to repress the criticism against President Sisi’s cabinet in regard to the solution to the health crisis.