Egypt COVID-19 Country Case Study

This report reviews Egypt’s experience with the COVID-19 crisis, focusing on its effects on the labour market, households, and firms. It makes use of the COVID-19 MENA Monitor (CMM). The CMM consists of set of rapid phone surveys carried out on a panel of approximately 2,000 households and 500 small and medium firms. The household survey was repeated twice in Egypt, in February and June 2021, whereas the firm survey was carried out twice in the first and second quarters of 2021. We also make use of the results of the June 2020 Poll of the Effects of COVID-19 on Egypt.