Saudi Arabia has agreed not to expand any of the precautionary steps curb the spread of Covid-19 since new cases in the Kingdom seem to have stabilised in recent days.
According to the Saudi Press Agency, which cited an official source at the interior ministry on Friday, Saudi Arabia rescinded the precautionary steps it declared on Feb 3 and 14. reports Saudi Gazette.
The step, which takes effect on Sunday (March 7), allows restaurants and cafes to resume dine-in operation, as well as leisure activities and events, as well as the opening of cinemas, indoor entertainment centres, and independent indoor games venues such as gyms and sports centres.
However, before further notice, all activities and celebrations, including weddings, business gatherings, and events in banquet halls, independent reception halls, and hotel wedding venues, will remain suspended.
The source emphasized the importance of everyone adhering to these steps and not being complacent in the implementation of precautionary measures, preventive measures, and protocols accepted for all activities in order to protect society's public health and the progress made in the previous era on all levels.
He emphasized that over the next process, inspection efforts would be ramped up to ensure that all individuals and facilities follow the precautionary measures and that violators face fines.
According to the source, all precautionary steps are subject to ongoing review by competent authorities in response to changes in the epidemiological situation.