Saudi Arabia Takes Further Measures Against COVID-19

Saudi Arabia Takes Further Measures Against COVID-19

RIYADH, Mar 4 (NNN-SPA) – The Saudi Interior Ministry, announced further measures against COVID-19.

The ministry revealed measures for individuals who have visited countries with the epidemic outbreak. The measures are also applied to individuals from Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries.

Saudi nationals or residents entering from any GCC country, should inform the Saudi authorities of any travel outside the GCC in the preceding 14 days.

If the GCC state citizens or residents want to enter the kingdom, after returning from outside the region, they have to spend 14 days and show no COVID-19 symptoms before being granted entry.

The steps were announced one day after Saudi Arabia registered its first case of a Saudi, who came from Iran through Bahrain.

The General Authority of Civil Aviation announced certain preventative measures at airports throughout the kingdom, including allocating medical teams at airports, to examine all arriving passengers from regions and countries where the virus is prevalent.– NNN-SPA


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