Saudi Arabia to ban unvaccinated individuals from entering malls starting August 1.
“Individuals who received at least the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine will be allowed to enter malls,” said the Ministry of Commerce spokesman, Abdul Rahman Al Hussein.
Previously, the Ministry of Interior declared that vaccination would be required for those wishing to attend sporting and entertainment events, participate in cultural activities, and enter various private and public establishments beginning August 1.
More than 15.8 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in the kingdom till today. According to the health ministry, there are currently 10,075 active coronavirus cases in the kingdom, of which 1,596 are critical cases.