Saudi Arabia requires immunization to return to the workplace


Saudi Arabia requires immunization to return to the workplace

“Human Resources”: The step includes the public, private and non-profit sectors to limit the spread of the epidemic

Saturday – 26 Ramadan 1442 AH – 08 May 2021 AD Issue No. [

“Health” Tabuk continues to provide services to beneficiaries at approved vaccination centers (SPA)

Riyadh: «Asharq Al-Awsat»

Yesterday, Saudi Arabia officially approved the compulsory immunization to attend workplaces in all sectors, in a move to limit the Corona epidemic, and push towards accelerating the introduction of the vaccine in conjunction with the indicators of the country’s economic recovery.
The Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development in Saudi Arabia announced that it is compulsory to obtain the Corona vaccine to attend workplaces in all sectors, indicating during a statement issued yesterday at dawn that obtaining the Corona vaccine will be a mandatory condition for the attendance of employees and employees in all sectors (public, private, Non-profit) to workplaces.
The Ministry called on all sectors to urge male and female employees to start procedures for obtaining the vaccine to return to workplaces in a safe and healthy manner, stressing that the step comes within the framework of the efforts taken by various sectors of the state to limit the spread of the Coronavirus. The statement said that the Ministry of “Human Resources” will clarify the mechanism of action in the decision and the date of starting implementation soon.
The Saudi government’s approach coincides with the approval by the Saudi Council of Ministers in the middle of this week of the new regulation for the search for work assistance. Which will contribute to raising the efficiency of services provided to researchers and jobseekers and increasing their readiness to enter the labor market.
At the level of injuries, yesterday (Friday) recorded a slight decrease in the number of daily injuries, amid a decline in the number of active and critical cases, as the Ministry of Health monitored 1039 new cases, while the number of active cases reached 9,750, of which 1311 are critical.
According to health statistics, the total number of injured reached 424 thousand and 445 cases, while the total number of recoveries reached 407 thousand and 650 cases after yesterday’s recovery of 1061 cases from the repercussions of the virus, while the total number of deaths reached 7 thousand and 45 cases, adding 13 new cases.
The capital, Riyadh, topped the list of the most recorded cases yesterday, with 386 cases, followed by the Makkah region with 274 cases, and the Eastern region with 140 cases, while the rest of the cases were distributed to 10 other regions.
The Ministry called on everyone to initiate registration in the “My Health” application to obtain the “Corona” vaccine, in order to preserve the health and safety of all members of society, stressing at the same time the need to adhere to the precautionary measures to limit the spread of the virus.


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