Saudi food authority working to ensure quality of sterilizers

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Experts at the authority analyze the impurities in sterilizers. (SPA)
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Experts at the authority analyze the impurities in sterilizers. (SPA)
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Experts at the authority analyze the impurities in sterilizers. (SPA)
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Updated 30 March 2020

Saudi food authority working to ensure quality of sterilizers

  • The authority is working to help curb the spread of COVID-19 in Saudi Arabia

RIYADH: Since the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the Kingdom, the Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) has carried out several tests on various sterilizers to ensure their quality.
Experts at the authority analyze the impurities in sterilizers. The SFDA, then, issues a list of products that do not comply with its standards on its website and on different social media platforms to warn the public against such companies.
The tests are conducted in five main laboratories of the authority in different regions of the Kingdom.
The authority is working to help curb the spread of COVID-19 in Saudi Arabia.
 


Saudi Arabia announces 32 more COVID-19 deaths

Updated 9 min 29 sec ago

Saudi Arabia announces 32 more COVID-19 deaths

  • The health ministry said 806 more people have recovered from the virus
  • A total of 68,965 patients have recovered from the disease in the Kingdom so far

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia announced 32 more deaths from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and 1,975 new cases of the disease on Thursday.
Of the new cases, 675 were recorded in Riyadh, 286 in Makkah, 259 in Jeddah, 124 in Madinah and 112 in Hufof.
The health ministry added that 806 more people have recovered from the virus, taking the total number of recoveries in the Kingdom to 68,965.
A total of 611 people have died of the disease in the Kingdom so far.
Health minister Dr. Tawfiq Rabiah urged all citizens and residents earlier this week to wear a mask to help stop the spread of the virus.
“The transmission of COVID-19 will be significantly reduced If everyone commits to wearing a mask when leaving their homes. We urge you to comply with healthy precautionary measures, and ask that you remind those who do not adhere,” he said.