An official source in the Saudi Ministry of Interior stated that, based on the follow-up to the epidemiological situation of the Corona virus pandemic and what the competent health authorities have submitted and the many gains achieved in combating the pandemic, effective national efforts from all sides, progress in the national vaccination program and high rates of immunization and immunity against the virus in society. It was decided to lift the precautionary and preventive measures related to combating the Corona pandemic.
The lifting of procedures included not requiring the muzzle to be worn in closed places, with the exception of the Grand Mosque, the Prophet’s Mosque, and places for which protocols are issued by the Public Health Authority “Prevention”, or facilities, activities, events, events, and public transportation that wish to apply higher levels of protection during the period. Continuing the requirement to wear a mask to enter it, while continuing to raise awareness and urge its use.
It was also decided not to require vaccination and verification of health status in the application of (Tawakkalna) to enter facilities, activities, events and activities, board planes and public transportation, except for those whose nature necessitates the requirement of immunization, or continuing to verify health status according to general health requirements. “Prevention” or facilities, activities, occasions, events and means of transportation that wish to apply higher levels of protection by continuing to require immunization or to verify the health status of entry to them.
The duration of the requirement to take the (third) booster dose of the (Covid-19) vaccine to leave the citizens outside the Kingdom will be (eight) months instead of (three) months from receiving the second dose, with the exception of the age groups determined by the Ministry of Health or excluded according to it. Their health condition in the (Tawakulna) application.
The source stressed the importance of continuing to complete the implementation of the national plan for immunization, which includes taking the approved booster doses of the vaccine.