Riyadh: The Ministry of Home Affairs has banned public transport in Saudi. The order will go into effect from 6 am on Saturday. The order applies to domestic flights, buses for public transport, train services, and taxis. Services will be suspended for six to 14 days Saturday morning. But private-owned buses can also be used for buses. Cargo planes and trains will operate as usual.
As of Thursday night, the number of Covid 19 cases in the country had reached 274. 36 people were newly diagnosed with the disease. Of these, 21 are in Riyadh. The condition of the two men continues to deteriorate. Eight people were released from illness. Most people diagnosed with the disease were from abroad.