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Official Source at Ministry of Interior: Lifting Additional Precautionary Measures in Al-Atheer District in Dammam, Starting from Sunday

Saudi Press Agency

Sunday 1441/9/10 - 2020/05/03

Riyadh, May 02, 2020, SPA -- An official source at the Ministry of Interior has stated that in light of the recommendations of health authorities, the following was decided:

First: Lifting additional precautionary measures previously announced in 15/4/2020, in Al-Atheer district in Dammam city, as of tomorrow, Sunday, 03/05/2020, and the residents of the district are still allowed to go out to meet their needs from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m, as well as the continuation of the work of the excluded activities and the implementation of the precautionary health preventive measures previously announced.

Second: Applying additional health precautionary measures by isolating the second industrial city of Dammam and preventing entry into or exit from, as of tomorrow, Sunday, 03/05/2020 until further notice with the exception of freight and goods transport.

Third: Allowing the operation of vital factories within the second industrial city with one third of its capacity, and the entry of managers, engineers and workers in it, and not leaving the industrial city.

The Ministry stressed that these measures were taken within the framework of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's efforts to preserve the public health by preventing the spread of the Coronavirus, which are subject to continuous evaluation with the relevant health authorities.

The Ministry also called on everyone to be responsible through adhering isolation measures to achieve the public interest.

--SPA
00:56 LOCAL TIME 21:56 GMT
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