Saudi Arabia Imposes Lockdown in Capital Riyadh, Two Holy Cities

(Bloomberg) --

Saudi Arabia locked down its capital Riyadh and Islamic holy cities of Mecca and Medina to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

People in the three cities will be prohibited entry or exit, while curfew hours there will be extended by four hours, state-run Saudi Press Agency reported. The country also imposed further travel restrictions on 13 regions.

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Saudi Arabia has reported 767 confirmed cases of the virus, with one death.

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