The Ministry of Health (MoH) on Wednesday said it has so far administered more than 16.8 million vaccine doses through 587 vaccination centers across the Kingdom; covering 70 percent of the total adult population in Saudi Arabia.
Meanwhile; the ministry once again sought to dispel all rumors over the safety of the vaccines as the vaccination campaign continues in full swing.
Addressing a press conference on Sunday; Dr. Muhammad Al-AbdelAli; the official spokesman of the health ministry; reiterated that coronavirus vaccines are safe; effective and necessary for protection.
The spokesman said that vaccines provide protection against COVID-19 and prevent virus-related deaths with a 100 percent success rate.
Dr.Al-AbdelAli further said that the curve of COVID-19 infections is continuously being monitored and things will move in the positive direction only with the continued administration of vaccines and adherence to precautionary measures.