KSA Imposes 24 hours Curfew in Several Cities
Category: Coronavirus

Saudi Arabia imposes 24 hours curfew in  Riyadh, Dammam, Tabuk, Dhahran, Hofuf, and in governorates of Jeddah, Qatif, Khobar and Taif until further notice stated Ministry of Interior in the Kingdom reported Saudi Press Agency (SPA)

First: The curfew will be available 24 hours a day throughout the cities of (Riyadh, Tabuk, Dammam, Dhahran, and Hofuf), as well as throughout the provinces of (Jeddah, Taif, Qatif, Khobar) all, with continued Prevent entry or exit from it, from its date until further notice.

- The prohibition of entry and exit does not include groups excluded from employees of the vital sectors in the public and private sectors, whose actions require continued performance during the prohibition period, according to what was stated in the Royal Decree No. 45942 dated 27/7/1441 AH.

Second: It is allowed - in the narrowest range - for residents to leave their homes to meet only the necessary needs, such as health care and catering, within the residential neighborhood in which they reside, and during the period from six in the morning until three in the afternoon every day. Motor transportation within residential neighborhoods during this period is limited to only one person, in addition to the vehicle commander, to reduce contact with the minimum.

Third: Prohibiting the practice of any commercial activities, except for health facilities, pharmacies, foodstuff stores, petrol stations, gas stores, banking services, maintenance and operation works, plumbing technicians, electrical and air conditioning, water delivery services and sewage tanks.

There is a specialized committee in the Ministry of the Interior that periodically reviews the excluded activities, and updates them continuously, according to an evaluation by the committee

The Ministry of the Interior calls upon everyone to leave the home for adults, and in only necessary cases, in order to protect children from the causes of transmission, and that delivery services be used by smart device applications, to request food and drug needs and other excluded goods and services and deliver them to homes.

The Ministry assures the public that these measures have been taken within the framework of the Kingdom's efforts to preserve public health and prevent the spread of the Corona virus, and that it is subject to continuous evaluation with the relevant health authorities.

It also calls on everyone to sense their individual responsibilities, to adhere to the directives, and to adhere to the isolation measures, in the public interest.

Source - Saudi Expatriates

06 Apr, 2020 1 30068
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