Informed sources announced that the Council of Ministers, in its regular session headed by His Highness Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled, did not issue a decision to impose a curfew again in the country, explaining that fines will be applied immediately to those who violate the conditions and regulations circulated by the Council of Ministers and the Ministry of Health.
She added that the council also did not issue a decision to move to the fifth phase of the plan to return to normal life, noting the continuation of the fourth phase, which enters the eighth week, which began on August 18. The sources emphasized that the decision to move needs to achieve the five health standards related to the Ro Infection Scale, the stability and decrease in infection numbers, the decrease in the occupancy rate of intensive care beds and hospital beds, and the comparison of the number of infected people with the number of daily swabs, indicating an increase in the number of intensive care patients in addition to an increase Deaths.
The Council anticipated the issuance of the decree calling for elections and the subsequent electoral rallies, and reviewed the recommendations of the Supreme Ministerial Committee in charge of following up the repercussions of the new Corona virus, which is headed by the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Interior and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Anas Al-Saleh and includes in its membership the ministers of health and trade and others and representatives of the competent authorities such as the municipality.
The Council reviewed the recommendation of the Legal Affairs Committee regarding the amendment of Law No. 8 of 1969 regarding health reserves and the prevention of communicable diseases, which includes adding an article aimed at imposing immediate fines on violators of health requirements and how to pay these fines.
The Council decided to approve the formation of a committee headed by the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Interior and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs, to ensure that the electoral process is practiced in accordance with health requirements and to avoid the causes of infection during all its stages.
The council stressed the commitment to book appointments for meals in the halls of restaurants and cafes and to attend sports clubs to avoid crowding, mixing and the spread of infection, while preventing the establishment of spring camps and temporary tents in residential areas and chalets.
And it was decided to include the retired team, Abdel Fattah Al-Ali, to the main committee to follow up the implementation of health requirements.