03 March 2020 – Allocated respiratory isolation facilities for COVID-19 patients

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Type of Intervention: Health services
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Level of Jurisdiction: National
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Overview: The Ministry of Health allocated 1,400 respiratory isolation rooms across the Kingdom for COVID-19 patients with severe symptoms.

The Ministry will also provide 870 mobile air purifiers to boost the hospital”s capabilities in patients isolation.
Full details here: https://www.moh.gov.sa/en/Ministry/MediaCenter/News/Pages/News-2020-03-03-007.aspx