Saudi Arabia extends curfew until further notice

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman has issued an order approving the extension of the curfew across the Kingdom until further notice following the recent surge in coronavirus cases, Saudi Press Agency reported early Sunday citing an official source at the Ministry of Interior.

The curfew was initially enforced in the Kingdom on March 23 for 21 days (3 week) as part of the series of preventive measures taken by the relevant authorities to prevent the spread of the pandemic.

“The Ministry of the Interior is calling upon everyone to follow the royal order for their health and safety, confirming at the same time the continuation of all special precautionary measures previously announced in a number of cities, governorates and residential neighborhoods, and preventing movement between the thirteen regions of the Kingdom,” the official said.