RIYADH – Saudi Arabia has imposed partial curfew within the kingdom to restrict the unfold of the novel coronavirus as variety of instances jumped to greater than 500.
The choice, in response to SPA information company, is “based on the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud’s great care for the health and safety of citizens and expatriates”.
The curfew will begin from seven within the night till six within the morning for a interval of 21 days from Monday night (March 23).
The Ministry of Inside shall take the mandatory measures to implement the curfew, and all civil and army authorities should cooperate absolutely with the Ministry of Inside on this regard, stated an official assertion.
“Exempt from the curfew are employees of the vital sectors of the public and private sectors whose work requires continued performance during the curfew period, and that includes employees of the security, military and media sectors, and workers in the sensitive health and service sectors, for which a detailed statement will be issued by the Ministry of Interior, bearing in mind that this shall be in the narrowest scope and in accordance with the procedures and controls set by the concerned authority,” it added.
The royal order to the involved authorities included urging residents to remain of their properties in the course of the coming interval, particularly the interval of curfew, and to not go away besides in instances of utmost necessity within the interval through which the prohibition doesn’t apply, as preserving public well being has turn out to be some of the essential duties for the individuals of this nation and people residing on its land, and so they should fulfill their responsibility by staying of their properties, and to not expose themselves and their nation to the chance of the unfold of this pandemic.