Saudi Press: Saudi Arabia Takes Precautionary Measures to Prevent Transmission of Novel Coronavirus Into Its Territory

Friday 1441/7/4 - 2020/02/28
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Riyadh, Feb 28, 2020, SPA -- Saudi newspapers highlighted in their editorials today a number of issues at local, regional and international arenas.
Al-Riyadh, Al-Yaum, and Al-Bilad newspapers said in their editorials that temporary precautionary measures taken by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to prevent the transmission of the novel Coronavirus to its territory, as part of a series of measures taken by the Ministry of Health and the relevant authorities since the announcement of the first case of infection China, reflect Saudi leadership keenness for the safety of Umrah performers and visitors.
The papers added that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced suspending entry to the Kingdom for the purpose of performing Umrah and visiting the Prophet’s Mosque temporarily, in addition to suspending the entry of tourist visa holders from countries where the Coronavirus has spread.
11:09 LOCAL TIME 08:09 GMT