Saudi governor chairs coronavirus pandemic review meeting remotely

Qassim Gov. Prince Faisal bin Mishaal chaired a meeting to review steps to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). (SPA)
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Updated 08 April 2020

Saudi governor chairs coronavirus pandemic review meeting remotely

  • The meeting reviewed the measures taken by the security authorities in different parts of the governorate

BURAIDAH: Qassim Gov. Prince Faisal bin Mishaal on Tuesday chairs an online emergency meeting in Buraidah to review the implementation of precautionary measures to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
Heads of various government departments remotely attended the meeting and briefed the governor about the performance of their respective bodies.
Prince Faisal appreciated the efforts of the health department in strictly implementing all precautions to confront the virus. He also lauded the coordination between all government departments and civic agencies in the fight against the pandemic.
The meeting also reviewed the measures taken by the security authorities in different parts of the governorate.
It also discussed ways to ensure the availability of essential commodities and mechanisms to prevent profiteering.
The governor also discussed ways to mitigate the effects of the outbreak on the economy.

 

 


Saudi Arabia announces 56 more COVID-19 deaths

Updated 04 July 2020

Saudi Arabia announces 56 more COVID-19 deaths

  • 360 new cases were reported in Riyadh
  • A total of 1,858 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia announced 56 more deaths from COVID-19 and 4,128 new cases of the disease on Saturday.
Of the new cases, 360 were reported in Riyadh, 315 in Dammam, 217 in Hufof and 214 in Qatif.
The total number of recoveries in the Kingdom increased to 143,256 after 2,642 more patients recovered from the virus.
A total of 1,858 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far.