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Saudi Arabia sets up health center at border crossing with Qatar

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A COVID-19 health center in Saudi Arabia was established at the Salwa border crossing with Qatar on Friday, local media reported.

Multiple Qatari cars were preparing to cross the border following the reopening of the Salwa port. The first Qatari car entered the port on Saturday afternoon.

Saudi Arabia reopened its airspace and land and sea borders with Qatar on Monday, in a breakthrough agreement aimed at ending the three-year diplomatic dispute with Doha.

The Kingdom issued multiple health measures for the entry of Qatari nationals following the reopening of its border.

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Those entering Saudi Arabia must take a coronavirus test and isolate themselves for three days.


Medical teams will be available at the Salwa border crossing to test those arriving from Qatar, and people entering the border will then have to sign a commitment to adhere to home quarantine measures.


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