Riyadh deputy governor visits the Command and Control Center of the region

Riyadh Deputy Gov. Prince Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Abdul Aziz, right, visits the Command and Control Center of the region on Tuesday. (SPA)
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Updated 06 May 2020

Riyadh deputy governor visits the Command and Control Center of the region

  • The deputy governor also reviewed the readiness level of the secretariat and the future outlook

RIYADH: Riyadh Deputy Gov. Prince Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Abdul Aziz on Tuesday visited the Command and Control Center of the Riyadh region. He was briefed about the measures taken by the center to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), which included spraying of disinfectants on roads and other public spaces.
The deputy governor praised the efforts of the center in curbing the spread of the virus in the region.
Riyadh Mayor Prince Faisal bin Abdul Aziz bin Ayyaf thanked the country’s leadership for their support in fighting the pandemic. He said the safety of residents and citizens is the top priority of the secretariat.
The center established by the Riyadh municipality monitors the spread of COVID-19 and take necessary measures to control the situation. It is working around the clock to deal with any situation.
Prince Mohammed lauded the communication system developed by the secretariat and how it is creating awareness among people about ways to stay safe from the pandemic.
The deputy governor also reviewed the readiness level of the secretariat and the future outlook.


Saudi Arabia records 54 coronavirus deaths, 3,383 new cases

Updated 30 min 17 sec ago

Saudi Arabia records 54 coronavirus deaths, 3,383 new cases

  • 4,909 cases have recovered from the COVID-19

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia reported 54 new coronavirus related deaths on Thursday and registered 3,383 new cases.

The Kingdom’s health ministry said that 4,909 people had recovered from the COVID-19 bringing the total number of recovery cases since the pandemic started to 137,669.

The capital Riyadh registered the highest number of cases with 397, followed by Al-Hafouf with 277, and then Makkah with 271.

The health ministry spokesman said that the public should adhere to precautionary measures to prevent the virus from spreading further.

Mohammed Al-Abd Al-Ali added that if individuals had to attend gatherings, whether for business or personal reasons, they must follow preventive measures at all times.