The Saudi Interior Ministry said it is extending the suspension of international and internal flights as well as work at private and public sectors, the state-run news agency reported Saturday. The statement said the indefinite suspension was among efforts to contain the spread of the coronavirus.

In other news, Saudi Arabia’s central bank is ordering lenders to provide concessional loans to businesses grappling with the fallout of the coronavirus so companies won’t have to cut jobs.

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