Saudi Arabia to require vaccination to enter governmental, private establishments - SPA

A Saudi man gets a dose of a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia December 17, 2020. REUTERS/Ahmed Yosri

CAIRO, May 18 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's interior ministry said on Tuesday that vaccination will be required to enter any governmental, private, or educational establishments and to use public transportation as of August, 1, state news agency (SPA) reported.

Vaccination will also be required to enter any economic, commercial, cultural, scientific, or social events and activities, as well as to any entertainment or sports activities.

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Reporting by Omar Fahmy, Writing by Nayera Abdallah; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama

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