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Saudi Arabia Reimposes Curfew in Jeddah

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia has reimposed a curfew in the Red Sea city of Jeddah from 3 p.m to 6 a.m for two weeks starting on Saturday due to the spread of the coronavirus, and suspended work in offices, state news agency SPA reported.

SPA said prayers in the city’s mosques had also been suspended.

Saudi Arabia on Thursday recorded 1,975 new coronavirus cases and 806 recoveries in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of confirmed COVID-19 infections in the Kingdom to 93,157 and recoveries to 68,965, according to a statement from the health ministry.

32 more patients died, raising the death toll to 611, said the ministry.