Possibility of Lockdown in Some Cities

Talal al-Shalhoub, a spokesman for the Saudi Interior Ministry, warned that “As the number of cases of corona increases, some cities and neighborhoods may face the possibility of lockdown and many activities could be banned. “Residents will have to take precautionary measures to prevent the virus.

However, In a press conference on the latest situation of the new Coronavirus on Sunday, the Interior Ministry said that

“The incidents of non-compliance with Corona SOPs in Saudi Arabia are on record. If the rate of epidemics and the number of critical cases continue to rise, steps will have to be taken that will be unwelcome to society including a possibility of Lockdown.”

Talal al-Shalhoub

He said that lockdown could be imposed in the concerned cities and neighborhoods as the number of cases increased. Transportation resources may be suspended. An Interior Ministry spokesman said: “Some celebrities are not following the Corona SOPs. This has come to the record. Special measures have been taken concerning celebrities.

“Also, more than 900 new cases of Corona are coming to light in Saudia and active cases above 9,000.

Active Covid 19 Cases as of 21 April 2021

While addressing the KSA residents on 21-04-2021, the Ministry of Health announced that they had recorded a massive increase in the COVID-19 spread throughout the Kingdom during the last month (08-03-2021 to 21-04-2021).

Covid-19 active cases for the first time crossed 9800, and the recovery rate from COVID-19 decreased with the increased number of deaths during the previous month. For the first time in the past six months, the COVID-19 average patients crossed 900 in the KSA. It is also hitting 1000 cases per day as of yesterday 20 April 2021.

On the same side, the Holy Month of RAMADAN started, and the ministry of health asked the worshipers and pilgrims to follow COVID-19 sops. It will prevent them from getting COVID-19, but it will also help the KSA government gain control of COVID-19.

Total Covid 19 Cases as of 21 April 2021

The country on Wednesday (21-04-2021) recorded twelve new COVID-19-related deaths. The loss of life has arrived at 6,858 (2%). There are 1028 new COVID-19 cases today, making almost 408,038 COVID-19 Total cases. There are 9818 active COVID-19 cases, out of which only 1145 of these are in a severe condition.

The government’s protective measures resulted in an increased recovery rate in Saudi Arabia up to 98%. Still, in the recent week, the recovery rate decreased from 98% to 97%. The Ministry of Health said they recorded a massive hike in the COVID-19 cases in the previous month. Also, there have been a further 824 recoveries from the COVID-19 virus in the last 24 hours, carrying the absolute to 391,362. 

Primary cases are additionally keeping a decrease with almost an 86.4 percent drop.

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