QASSIM: Municipalities throughout the Kingdom have stepped up their efforts to ensure compliance with the precautionary measures in place to protect the public from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
Since the beginning of Ramadan, Qassim municipality carried out more than 27,000 inspection tours of food and health facilities in Buraidah and other governorates.
The municipality recorded 120 violations during the tours. Authorities will continue inspections around the clock through more than 400 observers and an additional team of volunteers.
The municipality of the Eastern Province carried out 10,190 inspection tours across malls, commercial centers, and stores to ensure that the facilities were adhering to the measures. During the tours, 87 commercial facilities were closed, and 511 violations were issued for overcrowding and for failure to properly use the Tawakkalna app.
Meanwhile, authorities in Jeddah have shut down 173 commercial outlets for breaching COVID-19 protocols.
The municipality of Jeddah governorate carried out 7,622 inspection tours of commercial centers and facilities, identifying 356 violations related to overcrowding and the failure to effectively use the Tawakkalna app.