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Saudi: COVID-19 booster dose mandatory from February 1

People in Saudi Arabia will be required to receive a booster dose of a COVID-19 vaccine eight months after getting double-jabbed to maintain their vaccinated status.

As of February 1, 2022, adults aged 18 and above will need to have a booster dose in order to keep their fully vaccinated status on the Tawakkalna application.

Having a fully vaccinated status on the app allows people to do the following:

  • Take part in any economic, commercial, cultural, sports or tourist activity.
  • Attend any cultural, scientific, social or recreational event.
  • Enter any governmental or private establishment.
  • Travel on planes and public transport.

Those exempt from taking the vaccine against coronavirus as listed on the app do not need to take the booster dose.


Arab News

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