Saudi Arabia

24-hour Curfew in some areas of Madinah starting this morning

As a precautionary and preventive measures to safeguard the health and safety of citizens and residents and based on the health recommendations submitted by the concerned authorities to enhance these preventive measures, Madinah Principality announced that additional precautionary measures will be implemented through extending the curfew period in some of the neighbourhoods, according to the Saudi Press Agency.

The following is the list of neighborhoods : 

  • Al-Shuraybaat 
  • Bani ZufrQurbaan
  • Al-Jum’a
  • Certain parts of Iskaan and Bani Khudr 
24 hour curfew in parts of Medina

These measures aim to prevent anyone from entering or leaving these Neighborhoods throughout the day (24) hours.

The measure will come into force starting from (6:00 am) on 28th, March 2020, until it is ascertained that there are no cases requiring attention or that the health-recommended isolation period is ended in order to safeguard the safety of the people.

In a statement, the principality disclosed that the people of the aforementioned districts are allowed to benefit from urgent needs (health care and groceries) within the limits of the exclusion area from (06:00 am to 15:00 pm), urging the district’s people to implement self-quarantine in their homes and to contact the Health Center (937) if any symptoms emerge.

The Principality discloss that the ban on movement inside the aforementioned districts doesn’t apply to the entities exempted in the curfew order.

Madinah Principality affirms that these precautionary and preventives aim to preserve the public health, urging everyone to abide by the instructions.

24 hour Medina Curfew