Capital governorate holds sterilisation drive
The Capital Governorate yesterday conducted a campaign to sterilise the streets and alleyways in Juffair as part of a drive to prevent the spread of the novel Coronavirus (COV- ID-19) outbreak in the Kingdom.
The campaign was held in cooperation with the Ministry of Health, the Capital Governorate Police Directorate.
Sheikh Hisham bin Abdul Rahman Al Khalifa, the Capital Governor, Brigadier Ibra- him Saif Bakheet Al-Najran, Director-General of the Capital Governorate Police Directorate and Director General of the Capital Governorate Police Directorate, Brigadier Ibrahim Al-Najran and 30 volunteers from the Al-Naeem Volunteer Youth Team took part in the sterilisation drive.
Sheikh Hisham praised the directorate for enhancing community cooperation and growing awareness among people on coronavirus preventing measures.
“Peoples awareness to the risks of the virus outbreak is crucial in overcoming the crisis,” Sheikh said, urging all to adhere strictly to the preventive measures put forward by competent authorities.
Volunteers who took part in the sterilisation drive attended training sessions held by the governorate in cooperation with the Ministry of Health.
Besides Juffair, the volunteers and civil society organisation also contributed in the sterilisation of Jid Ali, Umm Al Has- sam, and Complex 388 in Adliya, while also inspecting barbershops and beauty salons there to ensure preventive measures.