An official source at the Ministry of Interior has stated that, in addition to what was previously announced on 13/8/1441H regarding that the curfew will be for 24 hours in a number of cities and governorates, and in order to ensure the sustainability of the citizens and residents to obtain their needs and service requirements, it was decided the following:
1- Curfew starts from 15:00 pm to 06:00 am in the rest of the regions and cities from tomorrow, Wednesday 15/8/1441H.
2- Allowing to provide restaurants services (except for food trucks, party and banquet restaurants) for take away orders through delivery applications or its own vehicles, with implementing health requirements approved by the concerned entities, until 22:00 pm in all regions of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
3- Allowing the work of gas shops, clothe laundries, maintenance and operation, technicians of plumbing, electricity and air conditioning, as well as the water sanitation trucks and quick maintenance centers for vehicles (inside the gas stations).
4- Excluding the farms owners, beekeepers, owners of livestock, poultry and fish projects from the movement prevention and allowing them to continue their work, by issuing a one-time permit per week through the Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture in coordination with the region's security committee (region police).
5- The curfew does not include workers in charitable societies, volunteers, and neighborhood centers from 06:00 am to 15:00 pm.
The Ministry assured people that these measures were taken within the framework of the Kingdom's efforts to preserve public health and prevent the spread of the coronavirus, and that they are subject to continuous evaluation with relevant health authorities.
It also called on everyone to sense individual responsibilities, follow instructions, and adhere to isolation measures for the public interest.