Minister of Health Dr. Tawfiq Al-Rabiah confirmed that the Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Prince Mohammed bin Salman sacrificed many economic gains in order to face the emerging Corona Virus pandemic (Covid-19), expressing his thanks and gratitude to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz for his great support to combat “Corona” pandemic in the Kingdom, and his appreciation to the Crown Prince, for his careful follow-up and great support during the crisis for the health sector and all government sectors, as he follows this crisis with great accuracy and continuous communication to ensure the safety of the citizen and the resident, as the safety of the citizen and the resident has a high priority.He announced in a speech yesterday (Monday): “There is a great harmony between the governmental sectors led by the Crown Prince to face the crisis, and that the total financial and in-kind contributions to the Corona Fund under the umbrella of the health endowment amounted to nearly one billion riyals, including 500 million riyals, the contribution of the energy system, and 150 Two million contributions from Saudi banks, and there are several companies that have contributed large sums, in addition to the contribution from a number of individuals.
He pointed out that the number of people infected with Coronavirus has doubled this week, asking everyone to follow the instructions, stressing that “if we all adhere to, we will reach safety”, noting that everyone is in one compound and in front of a great challenge to ensure national health security, everyone is responsible and we are all responsible.
He added: «We have noticed during the past week the increase of infections in the Corona virus in the housing of workers and we demand them to apply the highest rates of precaution, as well as the increasing number of infections in Corona in the densely populated neighborhoods, so I call upon the commitment to stay in their homes», calling on the supervisors of these housing and the companies based on them to apply the highest rates Precaution, explaining that the committee led by the designated Minister of Municipal and Rural Affairs and the Minister of Industry and Mineral Resources are making a great effort to thank him, calling on everyone in the private sector to support the state in applying the highest precautions in workers’ homes. The Minister of Health drew attention to the fact that the densely populated neighborhoods have an increasing number of injuries, calling on the residents of these neighborhoods to commit to sitting in their homes and applying the highest rates of precaution to ensure the safety of their families and those they love.
Al Rabiah confirmed that there is still no treatment and vaccine for the new Corona virus, explaining that «We have medical protocols in the Kingdom to deal with the Corona virus to achieve the best treatments available today and accelerate the recovery of those infected with the virus», expressing his thanks to health practitioners who make great sacrifices and are dedicated to providing all They can not provide the best treatment and best services for everyone who visits hospitals and centers of all kinds, and he thanked the security men who spread in the squares, streets and all locations to ensure the implementation of the curfew order.