Arabic local newspaper Alrai reported that The director general of the municipality, Eng. Ahmed Al-Manfuhi, issued an administrative decision based on the cabinet decision taken on 4/3/2021 regarding imposing a partial ban from 7/3/2021 until 8/4/2021 , which included in its first article that shops and markets would open from five o’clock Morning to four o’clock in the evening.

Al-Manfuhi stressed in his decision to prohibit entry to restaurants and cafes, and to only receive orders from cars and delivery services during the opening period, as well as to close all seating areas in public places and markets.

He pointed out that the activities of pharmacies, places of selling medical supplies, cooperative societies, parallel food markets, maintenance of air-conditioning, elevators, health and electrical services of the cooperative societies, are allowed to operate during the period of partial curfew through delivery services only.