Governor of Saudi Arabia’s Jouf province praises efforts to provide housing during virus outbreak

Prince Faisal bin Nawaf bin Abdul Aziz. (SPA)
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Updated 04 June 2020

Governor of Saudi Arabia’s Jouf province praises efforts to provide housing during virus outbreak

The governor of Jouf on Wednesday praised the concerned authorities for their efforts to help provide housing for the region’s citizens.

Prince Faisal bin Nawaf bin Abdul Aziz spoke as he chaired the 11th session of the executive committee for developmental housing. Among delegates attending the virtual meeting was the undersecretary of Jouf principality, Hussein Al-Sultan.

Prince Faisal lauded the government for its support in assisting with the provision of adequate housing for residents, and he hailed the committee’s continued efforts and achievements in handing over numerous housing units during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.

The director general of the Ministry of Housing’s branch in Jouf, Fuhaid Al-Shammari, reviewed the committee’s work in providing housing and allocating land for homebuilding. 

Delegates made recommendations to speed up the completion of projects while maintaining the Kingdom’s high-quality construction standards.


Drop in COVID-19 daily deaths as 30 die in Saudi Arabia

Updated 11 July 2020

Drop in COVID-19 daily deaths as 30 die in Saudi Arabia

  • Ten percent of all new cases were recorded in Riyadh
  • A total of 2,181 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia recorded 30 deaths from COVID-19 on Saturday, the lowest daily rate in the Kingdom for a week.
The health ministry also confirmed 2,994 new confirmed cases of the disease.
Ten percent of all new cases were recorded in Riyadh with the capital reporting 285 cases. Hufof recorded 226 new cases, Jeddah 221, Dammam 211 and Taif 152.
The total number of recoveries in the Kingdom increased to 165,396 after 2,370 more patients recovered from the virus.
A total of 2,181 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far.

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