Saudi: Woman infects 21 family members due to lack of compliance

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On Saturday, the ministry said 21 members of a family, including elderly individuals, contracted the virus because one woman did not comply with preventative measures.

The previous day, the ministry said that 16 family members contracted the virus after one Saudi national returned from another city and proceeded to phsycially greet his family. The death of his father, who had preexisting heart disease, was announced on Friday after he died due to complications.

Despite the easing of restrictions, authorities have been continuosly urging people to comply with preventative measures including social distancing, wearing a face mask, avoiding physical greetings and avoiding crowds or gatherings.

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