Saudi Arabia calls on citizens to avoid unnecessary travel over pandemic spread

Saudi Arabia calls on citizens to avoid unnecessary travel over pandemic spread
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Saudi Arabia's Public Health Authority (Weqaya) urged people to avoid unnecessary travel outside the Kingdom; especially to high-risk countries; as the Omicron variant spreads.https://www.who.int/news/item/28-11-2021-update-on-omicron

Weqaya explained on Saturday that the world is witnessing a significant increase in the number of COVID-19 cases and the accelerated spread of the "Omicron" mutant in many countries.https://english.ajel.sa/saudi-arabia-isolates-first-omicron-case-identifies-contacts/

It also recommended travelers from outside the Kingdom; whether citizens or residents; regardless of their immunization status; avoid social contact for five days and undergo a PCR test if they felt any respiratory symptoms.

Weqaya recommended continuing to adhere to preventive measures; such as wearing a face mask all the time; avoiding crowded and public places; avoid shaking hands. It also stressed the importance of immunization with two doses and taking the booster dose.

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