16 March 2020 – Closed malls and shops

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Type of Intervention: Physical distancing
Sectors Involved:
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency:

Overview: The Saudi Arabian government closed malls and shopping centers across the Kingdom with the exception of supermarkets, pharmacies and shops that are located on commercial streets provided that they sterilize shopping carts after every customer.
Full details here: https://www.spa.gov.sa/viewfullstory.php?lang=en&newsid=2047989