Arabic local newspaper Alqabas reported that the Council of Ministers decided to postpone the transition to the fifth phase during its meeting today, until further notice.

Government sources said that the council will not take any decision on reducing the quarantine period for returnees from abroad, and the list of 34 countries prohibited from entering the country will continue, and it is being evaluated on a daily basis.

Regarding the return of the partial ban, the sources revealed that all possibilities are present, according to the degree of severity, and a study and evaluation of new cases of Corona, the number of beds and deaths in the country is underway. The sources indicated that a comprehensive report will be submitted by the health authorities to the Council of Ministers next week, in light of which any precautionary measure will be taken.