Saudi Arabia to lift most coronavirus-related curbs from Sunday
06 Mar 2021
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Saudi Arabia will end most coronavirus-related restrictions on Sunday, including resuming indoor dining, reopening cinemas and resuming entertainment activities and events, SPA said, citing an interior ministry source.
According to the state news agency SPA some activities will remain banned, including weddings and corporate meetings. Social gatherings will continue to be limited to a maximum of 20 people.
Some activities will remain banned, including weddings and corporate meetings. File photo
Earlier, the Saudi Arabia civil aviation authority said on Thursday that it has approved the landing of international flights at Prince Abdul Majeed Bin Abdulaziz Airport in Al-Ula, the state news agency reported.
The authority also said the airport's capacity has been raised from 100,000 to 400,000 passengers annually.
More than 115.92 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 2,701,350 have died, according to a Reuters tally on Saturday.
Infections have been reported in more than 210 countries and territories since the first cases were identified in China in December 2019.