Riyadh — Compleated COVID-19 vaccination will be compulsory to attending any economic, commercial, cultural, entertainment, sports, or tourism activity in Saudi Arabia starting Sunday, Oct. 10, according to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported quoting an official Ministry of Interior source.
The two-dose vaccination will also be required for attending any cultural, academic, social, or entertainment event, or entrance to any governmental or private establishment, as well as for air travel and the use of public transportation.
The order will be effective from 6 a.m. Sunday.
The source clarified that categories exempted from taking vaccinations, as shown by the Tawakkalna application, will not be affected by the rule, the source added.
The source concluded that all individuals should abide by the preventive measures and protocols adopted by the Kingdom against the pandemic.
New COVID-19 cases in Saudi Arabia stayed below the 50-mark for the second straight day. Additionally, according to the Ministry of Health, three more people died due to complications caused by the virus over the past 24 hours.
According to the ministry, among the active cases, 210 patients were in critical care condition.