Saudi Arabia records 22,875 COVID violations in one week

The statistics indicated that the region of Riyadh recorded the highest number with 8,098 violations

  
Saudi women walk in Abha High City, as the summer season kicks off with health precautions amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in an effort to boost internal tourism after the pandemic in Abha, Saudi Arabia July 18, 2020. Image used for illustrative purpose.

Saudi women walk in Abha High City, as the summer season kicks off with health precautions amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in an effort to boost internal tourism after the pandemic in Abha, Saudi Arabia July 18, 2020. Image used for illustrative purpose.

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RIYADH Saudi authorities continued their monitoring campaigns to ensure compliance with the precautionary measures imposed to stem the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

They recorded 22,875 violations of the regulations in one week, according to recent statistics from the Ministry of Interior.

The statistics indicated that the region of Riyadh recorded the highest number with 8,098 violations, followed by the Eastern Province (2,869), Madinah (2,068), Makkah (2,053), Qassim (2,000), Hail (1,811), Jouf (1,241), the Northern Borders (793), Asir (549), Tabuk (509), Baha (318), Jazan (386), and Najran (180).

The ministry called on citizens and residents to abide by the preventive protocols and the instructions issued by authorities in this regard.
 

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