Covid-19: Saudi Arabia to allow vaccinated fans to attend full-capacity sports events

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Dubai - Curbs to ease beginning Sunday, says interior ministry



By Reuters

Published: Sun 17 Oct 2021, 10:33 AM

Saudi Arabia’s sports fans will be allowed to attend full-capacity events at all stadiums and other sports facilities starting on Sunday, the country’s ministry of sports announced in a statement on Saturday.

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Stadiums and other sports facilities will limit entry to fans who have received two doses of a Covid-19 vaccine approved by the kingdom, the ministry said.

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On Friday, the interior ministry said Saudi Arabia would ease Covid-19 curbs beginning on Sunday, the interior ministry said on Friday, in response to a sharp drop in the daily number of infections and what it characterized as a considerable development in vaccinations.


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