Saudi Health Minister says COVID-19 is under control

An outbreak of the coronavirus is under control in Saudi Arabia, the kingdom’s Health Minister Tawfiq Al Rabiah said Sunday.

“Thank God, we are still in control of the coronavirus in the kingdom where we are witnessing a dip in the number of infections;” he said in a tweet.

In recent weeks, Saudi authorities have reported a steady decline in the daily virus infection rates in the country where there is a tally of 356,9111 cases and 5,870 related fatalities.

Rabiah urged people to continue abidance by anti-virus precautions, including a ban on mass gatherings. “We stress the necessity of commitment until the announcement of last case to have recovered if God wills,” he added.

Over the past months, Saudi authorities have booked dozens of businesses for failing; to observe health measures in place to stem the spread of COVID-19.