The Saudi Ministry of interior has announced a 24 hours strict curfew in Dammam, Qatif, Hufoof, Riyadh, Dahran, Jeddah, Khobar and residents are only allowed to leave their houses for grocery or healthcare.
Previously the curfew timings were 3pm to 6 am and people used to roam around the cities during 6 am to 3 pm but now this is not allowed unless necessary.
Only 2 people are allowed to travel in a car. Makkah and Madina are already under 24 hours curfew. Everything is locked down inside these cities.
Saudi King Salman has ordered a curfew because the Corona positive patients were increasing.
Anybody not following the curfew instructions will be fined Sr 10,000 and will be sent to jail. Violating the law twice will cause a fine of 20,000 sr and jail time.
It’s best to stay home and take care of hygiene. Authorities are encouraging people to stay homes and leave home when it’s emergency.