Saudi health undersecretary announces Saudi Arabia coronavirus free

Cairo, capitals, Speaking on the sidelines of the Arab Health Ministers 53rd session held in Cairo today, Dr. Hani bin Abdulaziz Jokhdar, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health for Health Affirs, who leads his country's delegation to the meeting, ann...

Cairo, capitals, Speaking on the sidelines of the Arab Health Ministers 53rd session held in Cairo today, Dr. Hani bin Abdulaziz Jokhdar, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health for Health Affirs, who leads his country's delegation to the meeting, announced that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is coronavirus free as the health authorities have taken all prcautionary and preventive measures to block the leak of the disease into the country, describing the situation inside as stable and that Saudi inlets are strictly checking incomers to verify nobody is carrying the virus.

On the other hand a number of countries, organizations, diplomats lauded Saudi Arabia's recently announced decision to suspend the entry to the country of Umrah visa holders for their safety as well as that of the people inside the Kingdom.

Among them were the Jordanian skokesman of the Ministry of Endowments, and Islamic Sancuaries and Affairs Husam Al Hayara; the Speaker of the Arab Parliament Dr. Mishaal bin Fahm Al Salami; the Ambassador of Djibouti Diauldin Bamakhrama, who is also dean of the diplomatic corps accredited to the Kingdom.

Source: Saudi Press Agency