JEDDAH: Saudis leaving the Kingdom after March 31 is not going to want a COVID-19 vaccine to journey, a spokesman for the Saudi Well being Ministry mentioned on Saturday.
“There isn’t a situation that signifies that one have to be vaccinated to journey. Research for this are nonetheless ongoing. This matter is said to the Kingdom. Different nations may very well be making use of this, however up to now there aren’t any circumstances within the Kingdom, ”mentioned Dr. Mohammed Al-Abd Al-Aly.
The Well being Passport is a novel service issued by the “Twakkalna” software of the Ministry of Well being in cooperation with the Saudi Knowledge and Synthetic Intelligence Authority and different entities. It is crucial that vaccine recipients have their appointments documented.
The ministry recorded 110 new instances of coronavirus illness (COVID-19) in Saudi Arabia on Saturday, bringing the overall variety of infections to 363,692.
The Riyadh area recorded the very best case depend with 40 instances, whereas Mecca recorded 31, and the East Province and Medina area recorded 12 instances every. Hail, the Northern Border area and Al-Jouf reported zero instances.
There are at the moment 2,024 lively instances, 308 of that are in intensive care.
174 new recoveries have been recorded, bringing the overall variety of recoveries to 355,382. The Kingdom’s restoration price stays steady at 97.7 %.
The Kingdom recorded one in every of its lowest loss of life charges in weeks after solely 4 new coronavirus-related deaths have been reported, bringing the loss of life toll to six,286.
Greater than 11.three million polymerase chain response checks have been carried out within the Kingdom because the begin of the pandemic, with 37,043 accomplished within the final 24 hours.