Saudi: Health Minister States COVID-19 Cases Likely to Increase

Minister of Health, Saudi Rabia - Tawfiq Al-Rabiah
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Minister of Health Tawfiq Al-Rabiah has predicted that there could be an increase in the number of coronavirus cases over the coming period. Addressing a press conference on Monday, the minister called on all citizens and expatriates in the Kingdom to stay in their homes and not go out unless absolutely necessary.

Al-Rabiah said concerned authorities are studying suspension of work in the private sector. As many as 18 government agencies and departments are engaged in assessing the situation on a daily basis,” he was quoted as saying by Saudi Press Agency (SPA).

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The minister stated that there have been three more cases of corona recovery, bringing the number of people who have recovered so far to six. Out of the total 118 cases reported, the remaining cases are currently quarantined in health facilities in various regions of the Kingdom.

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