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Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia imposes 24-hour curfew in Mecca and Medina

Saudi Arabia decided on Thursday to impose a 24-hour curfew on the holy cities of Mecca and Medina as part of the kingdom’s measures to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus, the official state agency reported. 

According to an official at the Saudi ministry of interior, authorities are set to implement a full-day curfew on Mecca and Medina, but residents will be allowed to leave their homes for urgent medical care and food supplies between 6am and 3 pm.

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