Saudi Arabia announced to lift the partial curfew and resume some economic and commercial activities and return to normalcy, as per the approval of King Salman bin Abdulaziz, the Kingdom’s Ministry of Interior (MOI) announced.
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The Curfew on All Areas of the Kingdom will Lifted
The partial curfew on all areas of the Kingdom will be eased except city of Makkah. Some Economic & Commercial Activities will be allowed to resume their activities, while following the precautionary measures to control spread of coronavirus pandemic.
The following activities are allowed to operate, list of allowed activities.
- Retail shops.
- Travel between cities.
- Commercial centers (malls).
- Prayers in Mosques.
- Workplace attendance.
- Domestic flights.
Some of activities are still banned to operate, list of banned activities.
- Beauty salons.
- Barber salons.
- Sports clubs
- Health clubs
- Recreational centers.
- Entertainment centers
- Social gatherings of more than fifty people.
This will mean the Saudi Arabia’s 24-hour lockdown is relaxed with a curfew from 3 p.m to 6 a.m (28th May until 30th May 2020), after which the timing will change to 8 p.m to 6 a.m (31st May until 30th June 2020). Makkah will still remain under a full 24-hour lockdown.
When will the Curfew removed from Kingdom?
All curfews across the Kingdom will be lifted from 21st June 2020, except Makkah until further notice.
Return to normalcy in all areas of the Kingdom, except Makkah and restore conditions to how life was before implementing curfews.
Source: Saudi Press Agency