Philippine Embassy in Riyadh shuts, 6 infected

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Jun 14: The Philippine Embassy in Riyadh announced that starting Sunday its office for labor affairs will close after a number of employees were tested for the coronavirus and six people were confirmed positive for the disease.

The office is being sterilized and employees were working remotely, according to the embassy. Despite taking early and unprecedented measures to curb the spread of the virus, Saudi Arabia’s numbers continue to climb by more than 3,000 cases daily with more than 123,000 confirmed cases overall.

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