Saudi Arabia’s interior ministry on Tuesday announced that vaccination will be required for entry into all governmental, private, and educational establishments, as well as for use of public transportation, beginning August 1.
Vaccination will also be required for entry to any economic, commercial, cultural, scientific, or social events or activities and participation in any entertainment or sporting activities.
According to the ministry, the Tawakkalna application will be used to verify citizens’ and residents’ immunization status.
The ministry stressed the need for everyone to adhere to precautionary and preventive measures and not be complacent in applying health requirements, including social distancing, wearing a mask, and continuously disinfecting hands, and adhering to approved protocols.
All procedures and measures are subject to continuous evaluation by the Public Health Authority (Weqaya), according to developments in the epidemiological situation, the ministry said.