77 Jeddah outlets shut for COVID-19 breaches

SourceArab News
SectorHealthcare
CountrySaudi Arabia

JEDDAH: Authorities in Jeddah have shut down 77 commercial outlets for breaching coronavirus disease (COVID-19) protocols. Municipalities have stepped up their efforts to ensure compliance with COVID-19 safety measures designed to protect public health. The municipality of Jeddah governorate carried out 4, 347 inspection tours of commercial centers and facilities and identified 150 violations for issues related to overcrowding and the failure to effectively use the Tawakkalna app.

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