Saudi Arabia suspends private sector work for 15 days

Pedro Gonçalves
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Saudi Arabia is suspending attendance in all private sector headquarters for 15 days except for vital industries, as part of the kingdom's efforts to contain the coronavirus, the ministry of Human Resources said.  Necessary infrastructure roles such as those in electricity, water and communications will remain open while the rest of the country activates remote working procedures. Government jobs - except for those in health, security and the military - are already on hold or are being done from a distance.  Pregnant women, workers over 55 and those with severe pre-existing conditions...

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