An official source at the Ministry of Interior stated that it was attached to the statement issued on Jumada Al-Thani 21, 1442 AH corresponding to February 3, 2021 AD, and based on what was submitted by the competent health authorities regarding the measures taken by the Kingdom in the face of the emerging Corona virus (Covid 19), and the importance of intensifying efforts to avoid the risks of the rise of the epidemic curve Especially in the regions of the Kingdom with indications of this, the apparent laxity in the application of preventive and precautionary measures and the approved protocols, the importance of preserving the public health of the community and the gains of the efforts of the past period at all levels, and for the purpose of achieving optimal control over the epidemiological situation, and the importance of completing two complete epidemiological cycles of applying the procedures The necessary precautionary measures, it has been decided to extend the work with the following precautionary measures for a period of (20) additional days, starting at ten o’clock in the evening on Sunday 7/2/1442 AH corresponding to 2/14/2021 AD, so that the total is (30) days that can be extended according to the requirements of the epidemiological situation:
1) The maximum number of human gatherings in social events shall not exceed 20 persons.
2) Stopping all entertainment activities and events.
3) Closing down cinemas, indoor entertainment centers, and independent indoor games places or in restaurants, shopping centers, etc., and gyms and sports centers.
4) Suspending the provision of internal ordering services in restaurants, cafes and the like, and limiting it to submitting external requests.
The source noted the importance of everyone’s commitment to that, in addition to adhering to the other precautionary measures mentioned in the previous statement, related to events, meetings, gatherings, parties, and funerals.
The source added that all the aforementioned precautionary measures are subject to continuous evaluation by the competent authorities.