The Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health for Public Health Dr. Hani Joukhadar told Al-Youm that all those who received the first dose of the Pfizer vaccine will receive the second dose in the effective period recommended by the manufacturer, which ranges from 19 to 42 days, which leads to its effectiveness during this period .Effective and safe
Dr. Joukhadar emphasized that the date of receiving the second dose will not affect the effectiveness and safety of the vaccine as long as it is during the effective period. He indicated that those who got the date of the first dose of the vaccine will be rescheduled, confirming that quantities of vaccines will arrive during the next three weeks.
Cases of recovery
Yesterday, the Ministry of Health recorded 212 new confirmed cases of the emerging corona virus, bringing the number of confirmed cases in the Kingdom to 365,775 cases, of which 2096 are active cases that are still receiving medical care, and most of them are in reassuring health, of which 326 are critical. In addition to the registration of 160 new recovery cases, bringing the number of people recovering to 357,337. While the number of deaths reached 6,342 cases, with 4 new deaths added. 52,105 new laboratory tests were performed.
Health called on everyone to adhere to the precautionary measures to prevent the spread of Corona and to preserve their health and safety, and it also called on everyone to be careful to wash hands with soap and water, as it is the most important way to prevent the Corona virus, and every person must wear a mask, whether medical, cloth, or cover upon leaving the house. It is tight for the nose and mouth, except for those who are alone in a closed place.
And the recommendation was renewed for everyone who had symptoms to go to “Tatman” clinics that the Ministry set up to serve those who felt symptoms of the emerging “Corona” virus, or “Verify” centers that the health allocated to serve those who did not complain of symptoms, or had mild symptoms and thought that they had contact with an infected person, By booking an appointment through the “My Health” application, or calling the number of the “937” Center for Consulting and Inquiries around the clock, which is now closer to everyone than before, as it is possible to benefit from its interactive services through the “WhatsApp” application via the number 920005937, And take advantage of the new interactive services in it, obtain health information and services, know the developments of the virus, primary care centers, blood donation centers, appointments and how to obtain them.