Immunization rate in Saudi Arabia reaches 99 pct among those aged above 12

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Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Health Fahad al-Jalajel said that the immunization rates against coronavirus in the Kingdom have reached 99 percent among those aged above 12 years, according to a report in Saudi Gazette.

The Minister said that lifting COVID-19 related precautionary measures and preventive protocols is clear evidence of the successes scored by the Kingdom one after another in eradicating coronavirus and thus bringing life back to normal.

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Saudi Arabia has dropped most of its COVID-19 restrictions including an outdoor mask mandate, according to the Ministry of Interior quoted by the Saudi Press Agency (SPA).

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“The enhanced health awareness among the community members has greatly contributed to addressing the pandemic,” al-Jalajel added.

The minister stressed that the Saudi leadership spared no efforts in fulfilling its commitment to protect citizens and residents in the Kingdom.

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