Coronavirus: Saudi suspends workplace attendance for 15 days

Coronavirus: Saudi suspends workplace attendance for 15 days

18 Mar 2020

To curb the spread

All private sector employees are being ordered to work from home in Saudi Arabia, to curb the spread of COVID-19 for 15 days.

According to Saudi's Ministry of Health, any businesses that require staff to be physically present are required to reduce the number of employees present to a minimal number of people.  The percentage of employees present in this companies must not exceed 40%. 

All other businesses must have employees working remotely. 

Pharmacies and supermarkets are excluded from these new rulings.