Gulf countries give employees in the private sector a two-week vacation and others announce the deportation of violators.
Saudi Arabia directs the private sector to give groups at risk sick leave for a period of 14 days,
The Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is based on the determined efforts made by the Kingdom’s government to confront the new Corona virus and prevent its spread, and in accordance with the decision of the committee formed under the guidance of the High Commissioner for this purpose - all establishments in the private sector are obligated to implement the granting of compulsory sick leave of duration (14) Days, provided that the balance of leaves is not counted for the following categories: (pregnant woman, those who suffer from respiratory diseases, those who suffer from immunodeficiency and users of immunosuppressive drugs, tumors, and those who suffer from chronic diseases), as well as applying the home quarantine for a period of (14) daysLi all workers returning from traveling from outside the Kingdom and not to enable them to work only after the expiration of a period of quarantine, as well as a referral from showing symptoms of HIV infection immediately to medical care.
Undersecretary of the Ministry of Trade and Industry Abdullah Al-Afasy told Al-Qabas that the ministry is in the process of canceling commercial licenses permanently for every company or commercial store that violates the instructions of the Council of Ministers, the Ministry of Health and the Municipality of Kuwait regarding combating the new Corona virus «COFED-19», in accordance with the provisions of Law No. 111 of 2013 .
He pointed out that there are directives from the Minister of Commerce and Industry Khaled Nasser Al-Roudhan that any company or commercial store that violates the country's laws related to fighting Corona applies the most severe penalties legally applied to it, including canceling the commercial license and closing its file at the Manpower Authority, which results in the deportation of the workers registered on its file Considering that such violations are harmful to society as a whole.
He pointed out that the Ministry canceled the licenses of two offices for selling and organizing fish auctions in cooperation with the Manpower Authority and the Municipality of Kuwait, with a report to remove the registered workers permanently from Kuwait, pointing out that «Trade» is coordinating with the Kuwait Municipality regarding cafes that violated the requirements of the Ministry of Health, and a license will be canceled Every café violating the past few days has sold “hookahs” to customers despite its ban by the Ministry of Health.