Covid-19: Saudi Arabia restricts shopping malls to vaccinated people from August 1

Reuters
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"Having received at least one vaccine shot will be a condition for entering commercial facilities," the ministry said.



By Reuters

Published: Sun 13 Jun 2021, 5:31 PM

Last updated: Wed 21 Jul 2021, 7:26 PM

Saudi Arabia will bar people from entering its shopping malls unless they have been vaccinated against Covid-19, state TV reported on Sunday, citing a decision by the trade ministry that will come into effect on August 1

"Having received at least one vaccine shot will be a condition for entering commercial facilities," the ministry said.

Saudi Arabia has administered 15.7 million vaccine doses so far, enough to have inoculated 23 per cent of the population, according to the Reuters Covid-19 tracker.


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