A view of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
PHOTO BY ARCHIVE
RIYADH – Saudi Arabia began enforcing a rule on Sunday (August 1) making vaccination mandatory for people to enter public places in the kingdom.
According to the Ministry of Interior, only those who are fully vaccinated with a Covid-19 vaccine approved by the Ministry of Health will be allowed to enter public places starting on Sunday.
The rule also covers public places in all regions of Saudi Arabia.
Mandatory vaccination is also required to enter government and private facilities in the kingdom, including public transport.
Those who want to attend public events and activities must also be vaccinated.
The ministry called on the public to adhere to the precautionary and preventive measures, and fully comply with the health requirements, such as social distancing and wearing a mask. SAB/Expat Media
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