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April 29 COVID-19 Advisory

29 April, 2020

KAUST cases

The total number of cases of COVID-19 identified at KAUST remains at 14. Thirteen of the positive cases have been discharged upon completion of the MOH testing requirements. We are keeping in touch with all of our cases and monitoring their progress. We wish each of these community members well.

Curfew hours during Ramadan—Reminder

During the Holy Month of Ramadan, curfew times are modified. Community members must remain at home during these times:
Midnight – 6:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

It is vital that KAUST residents strictly observe this curfew, which is aimed at preventing the spread of COVID-19.

Community members are allowed to be outside during the curfew hours to:
  • Access Tamimi stores for shopping during opening hours
  • Access Saud Pharmacy in Discovery Square
  • Attend KAUST Health
  • Collect pre-ordered take-away meals from restaurants or the Campus Diner
Penalties apply, and anyone found traveling around for any other reason will be issued with a violation. We want to reiterate that this is for your protection and the protection of all community members and the frontline staff who are working hard to keep us safe.


Ramadan operating hours—community facilities and services

During the Holy Month of Ramadan, community facilities and services operate on a slightly amended schedule. Visit the Community Life website for regularly updated information. We wish you and your families a blesssed Ramadan.