Saudi Health Council launches online hub for COVID-19 information

The platform provides instant updates on virus-related developments. (SPA)
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Updated 22 May 2020

Saudi Health Council launches online hub for COVID-19 information

JEDDAH: The Saudi Health Council’s National Health Information Center has launched a specialized electronic platform to provide comprehensive interactive information about the coronavirus pandemic.

Corona Map is an interactive service that monitors the number of infections around the world. It also includes an artificial intelligence virtual assistant, BashairBot, that is available around the clock to answer questions, in Arabic and English, about the coronavirus disease COVID-19.

It provides instant updates on virus-related developments, including illustrated charts and graphs and latest news and educational content. It also shows the status of important events affected by the virus, and a patient guide to isolation centers and hospitals in the Kingdom.

Visit coronamap.sa to access the platform.
 


Madinah governor reviews vital transport project

Madinah Gov. Prince Faisal bin Salman. (SPA)
Updated 29 September 2020

Madinah governor reviews vital transport project

  • The BRT project consists of two main 52-km lanes and 33 parking stations

MADINAH: Madinah Gov. Prince Faisal bin Salman on Monday chaired a meeting to review a bus rapid transit (BRT) project for Madinah.
He said the project will help create new job opportunities for the people of the region.
The project will be completed in the fourth quarter of 2021.
The BRT project consists of two main 52-km lanes and 33 parking stations. The first lane will start from Prince Mohammed bin Abdul Aziz International Airport station and it will end at the west station of Madinah passing through the Prophet’s Mosque station, the Haramain express station, and the Knowledge Economic City station.
The second lane will begin from Sayed Al-Shuhada Square Station to the Miqat Mosque.