Saudi inspectors monitor COVID-19 rule violations

SourceArab News
CountrySaudi Arabia

QASSIM: Municipalities throughout the Kingdom have stepped up efforts to ensure compliance with anti-coronavirus health measures in order to protect the public amid the pandemic. During the third week of Ramadan, Qassim municipality carried out more than 16, 000 inspection tours of premises, including health and food facilities. Inspectors recorded 54 violations during the tours.

Authorities will continue inspections around the clock through more than 400 observers and an additional team of volunteers. Eastern Province authorities carried out 1, 333 inspection tours in a single day across malls, commercial centers and stores to monitor adherence to safety precautions. During the tours, 10 commercial facilities were closed, while 55 violators were issued penalties for ignoring health measures, which led to overcrowding and failure to use the Tawakkalna app. Authorities urged members of the community to do their part in maintaining public health. RIYADH: Saudi Cultural Minister Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Farhan on Sunday held a virtual meeting with the chargé more...