Skip to content
Subscriber Only

Saudi Arabia Partially Lifts Restrictions, Keeps Mecca Curfew

Saudi coastal city of Jeddah on April 21.

Saudi coastal city of Jeddah on April 21.

Photographer: Bandar Aldandani/AFP via Getty Images

Saudi Arabia joined nations around the world in gradually loosing restrictions that were put in place to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

The kingdom partially lifted a 24-hour curfew in all regions except Mecca and will allow resumption of some commercial and economic activities, state-run Saudi Press Agency reported.