Saudi Arabia closed public spaces and announced a pause in most government operations on March 16, 2020. (Photo: AP)
Cairo (People’s Daily) - Saudi Arabia on Sunday confirmed 206 new COVID-19 infections, bringing the nationwide total to 2,385.
Health officials also reported 488 full recoveries and 34 virus fatalities.
The Saudi government issued a 24-hour curfew in multiple neighborhoods in Jeddah on Saturday and extended curfews in Mecca and Medina.
On Friday afternoon, authorities issued a curfew in Dammam, Taif, Al Qatif.