Travel suspension intended to guard against Corona


Source: Dubai –

The Saudi Ministry of Health announced on Wednesday that it had recorded 21 confirmed cases of Coronavirus, which had been detected at border crossings. She added that all infected cases are subject to treatment, and that the process of investigating contacts is continuing on a daily basis.

The ministry’s spokesperson, Mohamed Al-Abd Al-Aali, indicated in a press conference that the travel suspension for citizens and residents is aimed at avoiding the spread of Corona.

In addition, he explained that 2,500 people had been subjected to house isolation measures in anticipation of a possible injury.

Egyptian passenger coming from New York

And she was Ministry of Health Yesterday, Tuesday, it announced that a new case of HIV (Covid 19) had been recorded, for a passenger crossing from Egyptian nationals, coming from New York heading to Cairo via King Abdulaziz Airport in Jeddah, where thermal health monitoring cameras monitored a temperature rise, so he was isolated from the airport in a way Direct, and transferred to a hospital in Jeddah Governorate.

The passenger was present in Egypt before flying to the United States of America during the 14 days prior to his arrival at Jeddah airport.

Recall that SaudiSunday evening, it announced that citizens and residents would be temporarily suspended from and to a number of countries to control and limit the spread of the Corona virus, in line with the decision of the Kingdom’s government, to temporarily limit entry to its territory for people from the Emirates, Kuwait and Bahrain to air ports only.

Later, the Ministry of Interior added 5 new countries to the list of countries that citizens and temporary residents are prohibited from traveling to, and entry by travelers from it.


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