Corona virus: Saudi Arabia also imposes a 21-day night curfew

Corona Virus: 21-day night curfew imposed in Saudi Arabia
Corona Virus: Enforcement for a 21 Day Night Curfew in Saudi Arabia
Web Desk Monday 23 March 2020

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King Salman bin Abdul Aziz has asked the citizens and residents of foreign countries to stay in their homes during the curfew for their protection. (Photo: Internet)
King Salman bin Abdul Aziz has asked the citizens and residents of foreign countries to stay in their homes during the curfew for their protection. (Photo: Internet)

Riyadh: The Saudi government has announced a 21-day curfew across the country, which will continue today, March 23 to April 12, while the curfew period is 7pm, according to Saudi Arabia’s official Urdu language newspaper. It will be from 6am to 6am.

It may be recalled that in Saudi Arabia, 119 more people have been exposed to the Corona virus in the past day, after which the number of Corona victims has increased to 511.

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According to the Saudi news agency “SPA”, Saudi ruler Shah Salman bin Abdul Aziz in his royal decree has asked citizens and foreigners to stay home during curfew for their protection.

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However, employees in key public and private sector industries whose work requires continuity will be exempt from curfew, while security personnel, military, media employees, health and service-related workers are also exempt from the curfew. ۔

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