ARTS & CULTURE | India Puts Back Taj Mahal Reopening Citing COVID-19 Risks

NEW DELHI – India has withdrawn a planned reopening of the Taj Mahal, citing the risk of new coronavirus infections spreading in the northern city of Agra from visitors flocking to see the 17th century monument to love. Local authorities issued a new advisory late on Sunday ordering an extension of lockdown curbs on monuments … Continue reading ARTS & CULTURE | India Puts Back Taj Mahal Reopening Citing COVID-19 Risks

CORONAVIRUS | PM Johnson Says: Don’t Take Too Many Liberties With COVID-19 Guidance

LONDON – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday people in some parts of the world had taken too many liberties with COVID-19 guidance and that young people should understand that they could spread the deadly virus. ‘If you look at what is happening elsewhere in the world, where people had been coming out … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS | PM Johnson Says: Don’t Take Too Many Liberties With COVID-19 Guidance

CORONAVIRUS CRISIS | Gulf Coronavirus Infections Surpass 400,000

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – The number of novel coronavirus cases in the six Gulf Arab states has doubled in a month to more than 400,000, as the region’s two biggest economies this week fully lifted curfew imposed to combat the infection. As of Thursday, authorities across the energy-producing region had reported a total of … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS CRISIS | Gulf Coronavirus Infections Surpass 400,000

NEWS ALERT | Saudi Arabia To Lift Nationwide Curfew, Resume Economic Activities From Sunday

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi Arabia will end a nationwide curfew and lift restrictions on businesses from Sunday morning after three months of lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, state news agency SPA quoted a source in the interior ministry as saying on Saturday. The curfew will be lifted as of 6 A.M. … Continue reading NEWS ALERT | Saudi Arabia To Lift Nationwide Curfew, Resume Economic Activities From Sunday

CORONAVIRUS ALERT | Saudi Arabia Reports 4,949 Virus Cases, Adopts Dexamethasone For Treatment

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi Arabia reported on Wednesday 4,919 new coronavirus cases as the Health Ministry announced it was adopting dexamethasone for treating patients. The latest figures bring to 141, 234 the number of infections in the Kingdom. The ministry said 2,371 cases were reported in Riyadh, 282 in the city of Mekkah, … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS ALERT | Saudi Arabia Reports 4,949 Virus Cases, Adopts Dexamethasone For Treatment

NEWS ALERT | Saudi Arabia Reports 4,233 New Cases, Highest Daily Rise So Far

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi Arabia reported 3,233 new cases of coronavirus and 40 COVID-19 deaths, raising the total number of cases in the Kingdom to 127, 541 and the virus – related death toll to 972, the Ministry of Health said on Sunday. The new cases were the highest number of daily reported … Continue reading NEWS ALERT | Saudi Arabia Reports 4,233 New Cases, Highest Daily Rise So Far

NEWS ALERT | Saudi Arabia Has Repatriated Over 47,500 Citizens, Says Spokesperson

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi Arabia has repatriated more than 47,500 of its citizens on 250 flights from 51 destinations during the coronavirus pandemic, said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Spokesperson Ahmed Al-Twayyan in a press conference. The Kingdom has been flying its citizens back from across the world since countries began to close … Continue reading NEWS ALERT | Saudi Arabia Has Repatriated Over 47,500 Citizens, Says Spokesperson

NEWS ALERT | CORONAVIRUS: Saudi Arabia Reports Highest Ever Increase of 3,717 New COVI-19 Cases

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi Arabia reported its highest ever increase of 3,717 new cases on Wednesday, bringing the total in the Kingdom to 112,288. The city of Riyadh had a particularly high increase, with over 1,300 cases. Yesterday, a health official warned that the number of active coronavirus cases and the virus – … Continue reading NEWS ALERT | CORONAVIRUS: Saudi Arabia Reports Highest Ever Increase of 3,717 New COVI-19 Cases

CORONAVIRUS ALERT | Saudi Arabia Confirms 3,369 New Virus Infections

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi Arabia registered on Monday 3,369 new coronavirus cases, raising it total to 105,283. In a daily briefin, the Health Ministry said 746 of the new infections were reported in the capital Riyadh, 577 in Jeddah, 379 in the holy city of Makkah and 301 in Al-Dammam. Thirty-four more fatalities … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS ALERT | Saudi Arabia Confirms 3,369 New Virus Infections

CORONAVIRUS | Saudi Coronavirus Cases Exceed 100,000

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – The number of coronavirus cases in Saudi Arabia exceeded 100,000 on Sunday following a rise in new infections over the past ten days. The Saudi Ministry of Health reported 3,045 new cases on Sunday, taking the total to 101,914, with 712 deaths. The number of new cases exceeded 3,000 for … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS | Saudi Coronavirus Cases Exceed 100,000