The stands are seen empty after the decision of the Saudi Ministry of Sports. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia orders lockdown of Shiite-majority region as cases rise

  • Health authorities in the country ordered the restrictions on the Qatif region, home to some 500,000 people
  • Except for essential services such as pharmacies and gas stations, work will stop in all government and private institutions in the area
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The stands are seen empty after the decision of the Saudi Ministry of Sports. Photo: Reuters
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