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Ministry Of Health (MOH) Says About The Rumors Of Curfew On EID- UL-FITR…


Ministry Of Health (MOH) Says About The Rumors Of Curfew On EID- UL-FITR…

The Saudi Ministry of Health spokesman, Dr. Mohammed Al-Abd Al-Ali, has refused that authorities will request curfews during Ramadan or Eid.

“Rumors spread on websites, this is one of the circulating things nowadays, and they are not true,” he said. “The concerned and specialized committees are continuing to follow the situations closely, but there is no way of implementing a curfew neither in Ramadan nor Eid,” he said.

Al-Ali stressed the importance of adhering to coronavirus disease (COVID-19) precautionary measures, saying “if society obeys these measures — wearing masks and social distancing, avoiding large gatherings and adhering to the numbers allowed, especially during Eid — we won’t need further restrictions or curfews.” He added that many of the critical cases in kingdom is over the age of 60,and urged the public to receive their vaccines.

Meanwhile, Saudi Arabia reported 11 COVID-19-related deaths on Friday. The death toll now stands at 6,957.

The MoH reported 1,056 new cases, meaning that 417,363 people have now contracted the disease. The active cases in Kingdom are 9,826, with 1,335 of them in critical condition.

According to the MoH, 446 of the new cases reported in Riyadh, with 253 in Makkah, 136 in the Eastern Province and 33 in Madinah.

In addition, a further 1,071 patients have recovered from the Covid-19 virus,  the total recoveries are 400,580.

Saudi Arabia has so far conducted 16,903,813 PCR tests, with 65,194 carried out in the past 24 hours.

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