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The Ministry of Interior has made some major announcements today including lifting the curfew on a gradual basis and opening of mosques. Here are the details. Currently, there is a 24-hour curfew in all around the Kingdom.
1st phase: May 28 to May 30
1 – There will be no curfew from 6 am till 3 pm all around Saudi Arabia except Makkah. The 24-hour curfew will continue in Makkah.
2 – The movement between the cities is allowed in private cars during the non-curfew hours i.e. 6 am till 3 pm.
3 – Some economic and commercial activities are allowed to operate including wholesale, retail, and shopping malls. However, beauty salons, barber salons, sports and health clubs, recreational centers, cinemas will remain closed.
1 – It will be allowed to offer Salah in the mosques all around Saudi Arabia including Masjid al Nabawi. However, the mosques in Makkah will continue to remain closed. Recommended: Rules to follow for opening mosques
2 – There will be no curfew from 6 am to 8 pm except Makkah.
3 – The government offices will start working on May 31.
4 – All businesses will be allowed to operate with the exception of beauty salons, barber salons, sports and health clubs, recreational centers, cinemas will remain closed.
5 – The suspension on domestic flights is lifted.
6 – The movement between different cities of Saudi Arabia is allowed on any vehicle.
7 – The dine-in service in restaurants and cafes will resume taking into account the precautionary measures.
1 – Saudi Arabia will return to “normal” conditions, as the Kingdom was before coronavirus curfew measures were imposed, starting from June 21.
2 – Umrah will continue to remain suspended until further notice.
3 – International flights will continue to remain suspended.