Covid-19: Saudi launches second vaccine dose programme

Riyadh - The Ministry of Health in Saudi Arabia stated that 70 per cent of the adult population in the Kingdom were vaccinated.



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Published: Thu 24 Jun 2021, 8:28 AM

Last updated: Thu 24 Jun 2021, 8:41 AM

The Ministry of Health in Saudi Arabia announced the launch of their second vaccine dose programme.

This will cover those of 50 and older for those who took the first dose, starting June 24.

The Ministry announced on Thursday that the immunisation programme against Covid-19 has covered 70 per cent of the adult population in Saudi Arabia.

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The number of doses given in more than 587 vaccination centres exceeded 16.8 million in the country.


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