Posted by : Aahil Shaik Saturday, March 7, 2020
Saudi Arabia limits Land Borders to Trucks, Ministry of Health confirms 2 New Cases of Coronavirus
Ministry of Health in the Kingdom announces Two new confirmed coronavirus cases in Saudi Arabia, making it to total seven, The two new infected cases are female Saudi Citizens arrived from Iran via Bahrain and the other from Iraq's Najaf through United Arab Emirates (UAE).
According to the Ministry, Both infected women did not inform about their visit to Iran and Iraq upon arriving in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. As of now 128 people disclosed their visit to Iran. Trending : More than 1400 isolation rooms prepared in Saudi Arabia
- The authorities in the country call everyone to declare if they visited Iran in the past 14 days as part of precautionary measure to detect the coronavirus outbreak, as per the statement by the Kingdom's General Authority for Civil Aviation (GACA).
- Saudi Arabia already closed its land borders with Bahrain, UAE and Kuwait with an exception for commercial trucks and is only permitting flights from these countries to Riyadh's King Khalid International Airport, Jeddah's King AbdulAziz International Airport adn Dammam's King Fahad International Airport. Read : Saudi Arabia restricts Gulf citizens and residents entry
- The Ministry of Health will take all necessary precautions at the airports and on truck drivers and their companions coming through land borders.
#الصحة تعلن تسجيل حالتين جديدتين بفيروس #كورونا الجديد (Covid19) لمواطنة قادمة من إيران عبر البحرين، والحالة الأخرى لمواطنة قادمة من النجف بالعراق عبر الإمارات وكلا الحالتين لم تفصحا عند المنفذ وبذلك تصل جميع الحالات المؤكدة إلى سبع حالات.— وزارة الصحة السعودية (@SaudiMOH) March 7, 2020