first_imgTopics : Pharmacies in the oil-rich kingdom have reported shortages of masks amid panic buying, as authorities warned against hoarding and price hikes.Saudi Arabia is scrambling to limit the spread of the deadly disease at home. The kingdom’s health ministry on Sunday said the death toll from the COVID-19 disease had doubled to eight as cumulative infections rose from 1,203 to 1,299 — the highest in the Gulf region.Riyadh has imposed a nationwide partial curfew, barred entry and exit from the capital as well as Islam’s two holiest cities Mecca and Medina and prohibited movement between all provinces. Saudi authorities have seized more than five million medical masks that were illegally stockpiled amid the coronavirus outbreak, state media reported Sunday, as the death toll in the kingdom doubled.The commerce ministry seized 1.17 million masks from a private store in Hail, northwest of the capital, after authorities Wednesday confiscated more than four million masks stored in a facility in the western city of Jeddah in violation of commercial regulations, the official Saudi Press Agency reported.  The ministry said people behind such activities would be prosecuted, and that the confiscated masks would be redistributed to the open market. center_img King Salman warned last week of a “more difficult” fight ahead against the virus, as the kingdom faces the economic double blow of virus-led shutdowns and crashing oil prices.last_img read more

first_imgItaly Chief coach,  Roberto Mancini wants to see the Azzurri ‘pick up where we left off’ and highlighted the need to do well in the UEFA Nations League ‘to avoid complications’ in the World Cup qualifiers. The Italian side have impressed since Mancini took over at Coverciano and went through the Euro 2020 qualifiers with a perfect run of 10 wins out of 10. Mancini wants to see his side continue the progress, but insists Italy are ‘working every day to develop’. “We hope to start where we left off 10 months ago and hope people continue to follow us,” Mancini said, according to news agency ANSA. “So far, our national team have done well. “But we still have room for improvements on every aspect, technical and tactical. We work every day to develop.”Advertisement Italy face Bosnia-Herzegovina at the Artemio Franchi tomorrow night and Mancini wants to reach the latter stages of the UEFA Nations League. read also:Mancini: ‘Italy want Nations League final’ “It’s a competition we care a lot about,” he added. “Since we took over, we have recovered 12 places and must remain among the top 10, avoiding to risk complications in the World Cup qualifiers. “But Nations League is also important because the Finals will be played in Italy.” FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Loading… center_img Promoted ContentThe Highest Paid Football Players In The WorldYou’ve Only Seen Such Colorful Hairdos In A Handful Of Anime9 Facts You Should Know Before Getting A Tattoo6 Ridiculous Health Myths That Are Actually True6 Great Ancient Mysteries That Make China Worth Visiting7 Worst Things To Do To Your Phone8 Superfoods For Growing Hair Back And Stimulating Its Growth10 Places On Our Planet Where The Most People LiveInsane 3D Spraying Skills Turn In Incredible Street ArtWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?This Guy Photoshopped Himself Into Celeb Pics And It’s Hysterical7 Universities Where Getting An Education Costs A Hefty Pennylast_img read more