JEDDAH: Municipalities throughout the Kingdom have ramped up efforts to monitor compliance with anti-coronavirus health measures in order to protect the public amid the pandemic.
Eastern Province municipality carried out 1,545 inspection tours in a single day across malls, commercial centers and stores.
During the tours, 10 commercial facilities were closed, while 90 violators were issued penalties for ignoring health measures, which led to overcrowding and failure to use the Tawakkalna app.
The municipality said it had received 31 reports of violations and urged all commercial facilities to respect and abide by regulations, to ensure public safety and prevent the virus from spreading.
Authorities urged members of the community to do their part in maintaining public health by reporting any breaches to the 940 call center number or the Balady app.