The Saudi Entertainment Authority prohibited the attendance of recreational activities for any person who had symptoms or had been in contact with a confirmed case during the previous 14 days.
The health awareness aspect included providing educational materials to educate all workers and visitors publishing guide boards and sending procedures and instructions for visitors before they visit the site so that a comprehensive picture of the precautionary procedures before the visit is formed, in addition to the procedures followed for the safety of visitors and employees with the campaign to announce the event with an emphasis on the principle We are all responsible – we return with caution and enable reporting of any violations in the application of precautionary measures.
This came in a guide issued by the authority for the return of recreational activities, the date of which will be announced by the relevant authorities at a later time, and it includes protocols for theme parks and entertainment centers and protocols for events, which are in line with the return plan with caution, and the procedures included several aspects, namely health awareness, and physical distance , Duration of contact, organizational and protective dimension.
The procedures stressed to ensure the application of physical spacing by modifying the crowd flow, seating arrangements and contacting to avoid any congestion, while maintaining a distance of two meters between people and the use of specific paths, and the determination of the carrying capacity in all activities by one person per 9 square meters, and the development of posters and visible ground signs in a manner Clear or paths to organize entry, exit, seating and line-up, while reducing the duration of on-site presence and communication between regulators, participants and service providers as possible.
The guidelines included the organizational aspect that requires epidemiological investigation of contacts of attendees and organizers, pre-registration of data and contact numbers, commitment to using electronic means of reservation and purchase of tickets, training of employees before opening on procedures, safety protocols, and staff instructions before commencing work, generalizing the plan for dealing with suspected cases, and providing the most appropriate number of Employees, ensuring full compliance with the application of precautionary measures, maintaining the safe distance of two meters between people, using separate paths, and following up precautionary health measures on all employees compulsorily (wearing masks all the time, washing and sterilizing hands), and measuring temperature.
With regard to preventive measures, the protocols stipulated that the site must be cleaned, the surfaces sterilized and provide masks, hand sanitizers at the entrances and exits and all facilities at the sites and obligate everyone to use them and maintain a safe distance when waiting with the scheduling of facilities sterilization.