This morning, King Salman issued a royal decree concerning the lifting of the ban in part time in all regions of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, except for Makkah and previously isolated places in Medina.
In a related context, King Salman has ordered that all citizens be allowed to roam the streets of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia from nine in the morning until five in the evening.
King Salman Abdul Aziz Al Saud also ordered the reopening of malls and commercial centers from 6 to 20 Ramadan.
In a related context, King Salman ordered that the curfew be partially lifted in all regions of the Kingdom from today, Sunday 3 Ramadan 1441 AH corresponding to April 26 2020, and until Wednesday 20 Ramadan 1441 AH corresponding to May 13, 2020, from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., while keeping It is prohibited to completely curfew throughout twenty-four hours, in both the city of Makkah Al-Mukarramah and the neighborhoods previously declared isolated in previous decisions and statements.
In addition to the activities excluded in the previous decisions, it is permitted to open some economic and commercial activities and practice their activities in the grace period referred to in the first clause, starting from Wednesday 6 Ramadan 1441 AH corresponding to April 29, 2020, and until Wednesday 20 Ramadan 1441 AH corresponding to May 13 2020, this includes wholesale and retail shops, and shopping malls.
With an emphasis on everyone to continue to prevent any activity within those centers that does not achieve physical distance, including: beauty clinics, barber salons, sports and health clubs, recreational centers, cinemas, beauty salons, restaurants, cafes and other activities determined by the competent authorities.
And to allow all contracting companies and factories to return to practice their activities without restrictions on time, according to the nature of their business, starting on Wednesday 6 Ramadan 1441 AH corresponding to April 29, 2020, and until Wednesday 20 Ramadan 1441 AH corresponding to May 13, 2020.
The authorities responsible for monitoring economic, commercial and industrial activities, based on the instructions, precautionary measures and preventive measures approved by the Ministry of Health and the competent authorities, follow up the extent of commitment to implement the precautionary measures and preventive measures and submit daily reports thereon.
Emphasis on continuing to implement social divergence measures, including continuing to prevent gatherings for social purposes for more than 5 people, such as: wedding events, funeral councils, etc., as well as gathering in public places at times of permitting wandering.
The prescribed penalties will be imposed and facilities that violate the regulations and instructions closed according to the procedures followed.
These procedures are subject to continuous evaluation during the indicated period.
King Salman also instructed the Ministry of Interior to coordinate with other concerned authorities for any amendments to the curfew procedures required by health developments.
The royal decree of the concerned authorities included urging citizens, residents and employers to sense responsibility and adhere to the precautionary measures and preventive measures, so that this pandemic may be overcome, God willing, and abide by the directions issued by the competent authorities.