Shomporko Desk:-Saudi Arabia enforced a 24-hour daily curfew in Makkah and Madinah, effective immediately on Thursday, until further notice, a quote by an official source at the Ministry of Interior.
Residents in both cities may leave their homes only for necessary reasons such as buying food and for medical care only between the hours of 6 a.m. till 3 p.m. Residents going out must remain within their residential area.
The official said curfew exemptions still apply to those in vital public and private sectors such as security, military and media. Those who work in health services are also excluded from the curfew.
The country, however, recorded 165 new coronavirus cases bringing the total to 1,536 with a death toll of 21, according to the health ministry. Of the total cases, 328 recovered so far.