Selin ATAY-TDO- A curfew has been declared until the end of the month due to the rising number of cases and casualties related to the new type Coronavirus outbreak in India.
Prime minister Narendra Modi announced that the curfew at 07.00-21.00 hours had been decided to be maintained until 31 March.
There have been 425 cases in India so far, with 8 casualties due to Covid-19.
The decree issued by King Salman bin Abdulaziz as part of the fight against Kovid-19 will impose a partial curfew in Saudi Arabia for 21 days from today.
Employees at sensitive institutions such as security and health were excluded from the curfew, which will apply between 19: 00 and 06: 00.
Citizens were urged to stay in their homes during this time, except in mandatory situations. Saudi Arabian authorities have announced that those who fail to comply with a partial curfew covering 19.00 - 06.00 hours as part of the fight against the new type of coronavirus could face various fines and prison sentences.
Saudi government announced yesterday that the number of Kovid-19 cases had risen to 511.