Saudi Arabia Reports Increase In COVID – 19 Cases, Reinforces Wearing Masks In Public

Riyad, Saudi Arabia – Saudi Arabia on Wednesday reported an increase in COVID  – 19 cases with 744 new cases recorded in the country, as authorities reinforce wearing masks in public places as of Thursday. The Kingdom will reinforce wearing masks in public places including outdoor events amid a rise in COVID – 19 cases … More Saudi Arabia Reports Increase In COVID – 19 Cases, Reinforces Wearing Masks In Public

UAE Bans Travelers From Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Nigeria Over COVID – 19 Concerns

PARIS, France – – The United Arab Emirats has banned entry to travelers from Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia, and Nigeria due to concerns relates to the spread of the omicron COVID – 19 variant. The National Emergency Crisis and Disasters Emergency Management Authority (NCEMA) and the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) announced the suspension of all … More UAE Bans Travelers From Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Nigeria Over COVID – 19 Concerns

Saudi Arabia Begins COVID – 19 Vaccination Campaign For Ages 5 – 11 Amid Omicron Surge

PARIS, France – – Saudi Arabia on Tuesday announced it will begin vaccinating children ages 5 – 11 against COVID – 19 ‘in order to ensure their safety and protect them from variants and complications’, the Ministry of Health said. The Kingdom’s health ministry said that vaccination priority will be given to those with conditions … More Saudi Arabia Begins COVID – 19 Vaccination Campaign For Ages 5 – 11 Amid Omicron Surge

Kuwait To Make COVID – 19 Vaccine Booster Compulsory

DUBAI – Kuwait will require anyone who has been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for nine months to get a booster shot, the government communication centre tweeted on Monday. Kuwait also require incoming travellers to quarantine at home for 10 days unless they receive a negative PCR test for the coronavirus within 72 hours of their … More Kuwait To Make COVID – 19 Vaccine Booster Compulsory

Saudi Arabia Urges Against Travel Outside Kingdom Amid COVID – 19 Concerns

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – Saudi Arabia’s Public Health Authority (Weqaya) is urging citizens and residents to avoid ‘unnecessary’ travel outside the country amid rising COVID-19 cases and the new omicron variant. ‘Weqaya has recommended avoiding unnecessary travel outside the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, especially to high – risk countries, given the significant increase in the number … More Saudi Arabia Urges Against Travel Outside Kingdom Amid COVID – 19 Concerns

COVID-19 Booster Dose Will Be Required To Maintain Fully Vaccinated Status In Saudi Arabia

PARIS, France – People in Saudi Arabia will be required to receive a booster dose of 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 … More COVID-19 Booster Dose Will Be Required To Maintain Fully Vaccinated Status In Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia Reports First Omicron Case Coming From North Africa

PARIS, France – Saudi Arabia confirmed its first case of the Omicron COVID – 19 variant coming from a north African country, state news agency SPA reported on Wednesday. SPA, quoting a statement from the kingdom’s health ministry, said authorities had isolated the person and people who where in contact with them. The first Omicron variant … More Saudi Arabia Reports First Omicron Case Coming From North Africa

Saudi Arabia Halts Flights From More African Nations – State News Agency

PARIS, France – Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Interior halted flights from and to Malawi, Zambia, Madagascar, Angola, Seychelles, Mauritius and the Comoros Islands on Sunday owing to concerns related to the spread of the new COVID-19 strain, state news agency SPA reported on Twitter. Saudi Arabia on Friday suspended flights to and from South Africa, Namibia, … More Saudi Arabia Halts Flights From More African Nations – State News Agency