Coronavirus in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia Bans Sheesha Cafes in the Kingdom

Another hour, another new, corona-virus (Covid-19) has become the biggest headline with rapidly changing economic, social and mental challenges around the Globe. With countries like China known as 3rd Superpower is feeling helpless and trying its best to combat the deadly disease, other countries believe in taking the necessary precautionary steps to avoid the incidence of the lethal virus in the country.

Saudi Arabia is very keen on protecting its citizens & Saudi expats from corona-virus, which is depicted by the various statements and orders passed by the authorities over a while from restricting travelling to avoiding gathering at mosques.

Recently the country has announced another significant restriction, and that is hurting many drug addicts. Why is it so? Which drug is banned? Why is it banned? Read all about it in the article below.

Sheesha is Prohibited in the Country Because of Corona-virus

As a precautionary measure against corona-virus, the country has banned Sheesha in all the cities in Saudi Arabia. According to the sources, the Ministry of Municipal Affairs has said that,

Sheesha is being banned for the safety and hygiene of citizens and Saudi expats.

Why is Sheesha banned in the kingdom?

Explaining the reason to ban Sheesha the Ministry has said that, Health experts have suggested that Sheesha may be the easiest and most common means of transmitting infectious diseases. It is being banned from time to time because of Corona’s precautionary efforts to counter and spread infectious diseases through Sheesha. Read more: Saudi Arabia Temporarily Bans 14 Countries from Travelling to the Kingdom



Is the Order being Implemented in the Country or not?

As soon as the Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs have stated to ban Sheesha, the Sheesha centres and coffee shops in all cities of Jeddah, Riyadh, Dammam and other cities have stopped providing Sheesha. Several Sheesha centers remained closed on Monday in Jeddah while others have pasted an apology to supply Sheesha. Read more: Saudi Expats and Citizens will be Fined up to SR.500,000 for Failing to Disclose their Health Issues

It is heartwarming to see how the authorities are thinking of all the possible things that can cause corona-virus and preventing it to safe people from the deadly disease. Indeed the right precaution leads to a healthy life. May we all be protected from the deadly virus. Till then share the article and subscribe us for quick updates. Read more: Cafes and Restaurant Offering Shisha Needs to Pay SR 100,000 Yearly to Get the License



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