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Curfew Imposed in Jeddah

RIYADH: Saudi authorities announced a lockdown and a partial curfew in seven neighbourhoods of the Red Sea city of Jeddah, starting on Saturday, as part of measures to contain the coronavirus outbreak, the interior ministry said in a statement.

The ministry said residents in those neighbourhoods could go out only for grocery shopping and medical care, between 6am and 3pm.

Entering and leaving the neighbourhoods will be restricted, it added.