Saudi allows direct entry to travellers from all countries who have received a dose of COVID-19 vaccine
27 Nov 2021
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Gulf Today Report
Saudi Arabia will allow direct entry to travellers from all countries where one dose of a COVID19 vaccine was administered to its population from next Saturday, Saudi Interior Ministry announced on Saturday.
The ministry added the travellers would need to quarantine for three days.
An official source from the Saudi Interior Ministry said: “It has been decided to allow direct entry of travellers from all countries, for all those who have received a dose of the from 4/12/2021, provided that institutional quarantine procedures are applied to them for three days. ”
The source added that this comes "based on the continuous follow-up of the epidemiological situation locally and globally, and what the competent health authorities in the Kingdom have raised about the developments of the coronavirus pandemic and prolongation of the stability of the epidemiological situation in a number of countries.
The source stressed the importance of adhering to the application of all adopted precautionary and preventive measures, explaining that all procedures and measures are subject to continuous evaluation by the competent health authorities in the Kingdom.
This is according to the developments in the global epidemiological situation.
The Kingdom had temporarily suspended direct entry from some countries, which requires spending (14) days outside them before entering, for reasons related to the outbreak of the new Corona virus pandemic.