Saudi Arabia: Health gains depend on society’s awareness of preventing the “Omicron” mutant – Saudi News


Saudi Arabia continues to achieve great levels of decreasing the epidemiological curves of the emerging Corona Virus pandemic “Covid-19”, based on the keenness and support of the rational leadership to confront the negative effects of the pandemic at all levels, and the great efforts made by the Saudi government under the leadership of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz and its directives, Follow-up and care of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

In light of the remarkable increase in the number of cases of infection with the Corona virus mutants, the latest of which is the Omicron mutant, which several countries are witnessing, this calls for the importance of all citizens and residents preserving the gains achieved by Saudi Arabia in the face of the pandemic, and continuing to adhere to the precautionary and preventive measures and implement the approved health protocols.

From this standpoint, the Council of Ministers, in its meeting held via video conference today (Tuesday), headed by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, affirmed its follow-up on the developments of the pandemic and the continuous evaluation of the preventive measures and measures taken to preserve public health in Saudi Arabia, in light of the developments in the epidemiological situation globally, with the emergence of A mutated strain of the virus in a number of countries, and the transmission of infected people to other countries was monitored. The Saudi government also called on all citizens and residents who did not receive the second dose of immunization in the Kingdom to take the initiative to receive the vaccine, to maintain community health and safety, and protect the health achievements achieved by Saudi Arabia. It has made great efforts over the past months to achieve this.

It is not hidden from anyone that the health authorities in Saudi Arabia possess great capabilities and high expertise in monitoring the epidemiological situation accurately, dealing with the pandemic and any related developments, and following up on the global epidemiological situation around the clock through its specialized agencies, however, in light of The unstable global epidemiological situation due to the mutants of the Corona virus, Saudi Arabia called on all those who received the two vaccination doses and have been receiving them for six months or more to register to receive the booster dose, to increase the acquired immunity, to prevent any infections, God forbid.

Given the importance of the foregoing, it is necessary to continue efforts to raise awareness, encourage and urge adherence to preventive measures and measures against Corona, through various media outlets, including newspapers and channels, as well as social media platforms, and to increase media dissemination and publicize what is happening in the world, as the pandemic is still ongoing, and the initiative is required. In completing immunization, adhering to precautionary measures and not complacency.


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