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King Salman

Saudi Arabia offers free Covid treatment

RIYADH, March 31, 2020

Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has issued an order to provide free treatment to all citizens and residents in all government and private health facilities related to  Coronavirus illness.
 
This order covers even violators of the residency regulation, said a Saudi Press Agency report.
 
Minister of Health, Dr Tawfiq bin Fawzan AlRabiah, said King Salman's order aims to provide free health care to violators of residency, labour and border security regulation who are infected or suspected of being infected with Coronavirus in hospitals, governmental and private medical centres, without any legal consequences, in order to ensure the health security of Saudi Arabia's citizens and residents.
 
The Minister of Health stressed that the health services are continuous and available around the clock in hospitals and health centres, affirming the readiness to deal with any developments of the virus.
 



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