WORLD Saudi Arabia under 24-hour curfew amid COVID-19 rise

WORLD

Saudi Arabia under 24-hour curfew amid COVID-19 rise

By Qu Xiangyu | People's Daily app

04:16, April 06, 2020

Suadi.jpg

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.


Related Stories

Terms of Service & Privacy Policy

We have updated our privacy policy to comply with the latest laws and regulations. The updated policy explains the mechanism of how we collect and treat your personal data. You can learn more about the rights you have by reading our terms of service. Please read them carefully. By clicking AGREE, you indicate that you have read and agreed to our privacy policies

Agree and continue