20,502 violators caught in a week

The Ministry of Interior announced that a total of 20,502 violations of the coronavirus preventive protocols have been detected during the week from Jan. 10 to 16.

Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Interior has warned against violations of coronavirus preventive protocols while holding social gatherings for wedding and offering condolences and such other parties and events.

According to the statistical figures released by the ministry, Riyadh region recorded the highest number of 7,422 violations, and it was followed by Makkah region with 2,871, Qassim 2,178 and Eastern Province 2,132 violations.

The violations recorded in other regions are as follows: Madinah 1,898, Al-Jouf 1,354, Al-Baha 897, Tabuk 477, Hail 427, Asir 367, Northern Border Region 272, Jazan 123 and Najran 84.

The ministry urged the citizens and expatriates to strictly comply with the preventive protocols and abide by the instructions issued by the concerned authorities in this regard.

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