IN RIYADH, THE NUMBER OF DAILY CASES OF CORONAVIRUS BEGAN TO DECREASE
In the capital of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh, the number of daily cases of coronavirus has started decreasing. In the last 24 hours, the virus has been confirmed in 740 patients, while the total number of patients in the kingdom has increased to 154,233 with 3,941 more cases. According to the Saudi Ministry of Health, while the number of cases of coronavirus in the kingdom is increasing, the number of new cases of coronavirus is decreasing daily in the cities with a high prevalence.
Before June 9, the number of daily coronavirus cases in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, had risen to 1,300.
But now the virus is constantly spreading and the number of cases is declining. In the last 24 hours, 3,941 more cases have been reported in the country.
The virus has been confirmed in 740 patients in Riyadh. Similarly, 421 new cases have been reported in Jeddah. With the new cases in the country, the total number of cases has reached one lakh 54 thousand 233.
In the last 24 hours, 46 patients have died in the country. The death toll has risen to 1,230. While 3153 patients have fully recovered, bringing the number of recovered patients to 98,917. On the other hand, Saudi Arabia has announced to lift the lockdown and curfew imposed on June 19 due to the Covid-19 epidemic. According to the Saudi Interior Ministry, the Saudi government has announced that the lockdown due to the Corona epidemic will be lifted on June 21 at 6 am.
It has been reported that all business restrictions imposed to curb the spread of Corona in the country are being lifted from Sunday, June 21. After which all economic activities will be resumed under SOPs. Routine life, offices, business, and commercial activities will be allowed 24 hours a day. Hotels will also be opened. International flights, barbershops, and salons will remain banned.
A government-appointed committee will review the resumption of international flight operations. Until then, international travel restrictions, land borders, and maritime boundaries will remain closed until further orders. It is expected that the Saudi government will lift the curfew imposed on all cities except Makkah from June 21. The Saudi interior minister said that after the curfew was lifted, social distance and precautionary measures would be strictly enforced.
Gatherings of more than 50 people will be banned. While in public places or when going out of the house, people will have to wear masks individually. Anyone who deviates from these precautionary measures individually will be fined. If precautions and SOPs are not followed, the toll down and curfew may be re-imposed. A spokesman for the Saudi Ministry of Health said the coronavirus was still spreading, the epidemic and the virus were still present, and that there was no vaccine available to eradicate the coronavirus. “It is possible to return to normal life, but precautions must be taken,” he said.