Coronavirus curfew in Saudi Arabia has been partially lifted

A 24-hour curfew still remains in Makkah and its isolated districts.

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The coronavirus curfew in Saudi Arabia has been partially lifted.

Residents will have to stay in their homes between 5pm and 9am under revised regulations, with a review scheduled for 13 May.

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A 24-hour curfew still remains in Makkah and its isolated districts, according to Saudi Press Agency.

The order, from Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, will allow the reopening of some commercial and economic activities from 29 April.

But businesses such as beauty salons, barber shops, sports and health clubs, restaurants and cafes will remain closed as they do not meet social distancing requirements.

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