Source: Dubai- Arabia.net
It was announcedSaudi Ministry of Health, Tuesday, 110 new cases of newly infected Corona virus were recorded, bringing the total number of infections in the Kingdom to 1563.
The ministry’s spokesperson, Mohamed Al-Abd Al-Aali, explained that most of the injured are in a comfortable and stable condition with the exception of 31 in critical condition, pointing out that 33 injuries were recorded in Riyadh, 29 in Jeddah and 20 in Mecca.
He also indicated that two deaths were recorded for residents of the city, which raises the number of deaths from the virus to 10.
In addition, he confirmed the recovery of 50 additional cases, bringing the number of people recovering in the Kingdom to 165.
As for the next stage, he stressed that it is an extension of the stages of protection and prevention, calling on citizens and residents on the territory of the Kingdom to adhere to health and official procedures.
He also reminded of the need to adhere to stay at home, to prevent roaming and mixing, to take care of personal hygiene, and to persist in washing hands constantly.
He called on citizens to benefit from the self-assessment service in the “appointment” service provided by the Ministry of Health.
Mobility requests in priority
For his part, Brigadier General Sami Al-Shwerikh, a spokesman for the Saudi Public Security, said that there is a “crisis cell” that works around the clock to study the transportation requests and its needs, stressing that dealing with requests for transportation between cities is done according to the priority of cases.
He also stressed that the penalties in force will be applied to anyone who violates the procedures to prevent movement or prohibitions.
He pointed out that there is great cooperation from quarantined neighborhoods in Mecca.
It is reported that the Ministry of Interior was announced, yesterday to take New procedures in Mecca In order to prevent the spread of the virus, by isolating 6 neighborhoods and preventing entry and exit from them, provided that the residents of those neighborhoods are allowed to leave for necessity.
Million riyals fine to manipulate prices
For his part, the spokesman of the Ministry of Commerce, Abdul Rahman Al-Hussein, affirmed that the consumers in the Kingdom were completely aware of the issue of the demand for purchasing food and other commodities, stressing that the shopping process was comfortable without crowding, especially in the morning. I recommend shopping between 6 a.m. and 11 p.m.
He also pointed out that there are 20 licensed applications to deliver orders and merchandise to clients in their homes.
He pointed out that there is complete control over the prices of commodities through all outlets, adding that an increase in the prices of some fruits and citrus has been recorded.
In addition, he said that more than 1,300 violations were raised to raise prices, calling on anyone who touches a price violation or manipulation to inform the ministry.
He concluded by stressing that immediate fines will be imposed on price manipulators and may reach one million riyals.