Saudi Arabia imposed a 24-hour curfew on the cities:

Riyadh, Tabuk, Dammam, Dhahran, Hofuf, Jeddah, Taif, Qatif

Started today, April 6 until further notice, the Saudi Press Agency reported citing a Ministry of Interior source.

Residents are allowed to fulfill their necessary needs only, such as food and medicines between 6 a.m. until 3 p.m., but are encouraged to use delivery services.

Commercial activity is restricted to grocery stores, pharmacies, banks and gas stations. Cars can only carry one passenger at a time.

The source added that curfew exemptions still apply to those working in vital public and private sectors.

The Kingdom has imposed a 24-hour daily curfew in Makkah and Madinah, starting from April 2 until further notice to control the coronavirus outbreak.


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