Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Saudi Arabia eases Corona restrictions for those coming from abroad

The Saudi General Authority of Civil Aviation issued new instructions to airlines operating in the airports of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia regarding the procedures in force with those coming to the Kingdom from abroad.

The new procedures included a reduction in the period of quarantine for residents and visitors coming, acceptance of all types of approved and non-approved vaccines in the Kingdom, and the abolition of institutional quarantine on citizens, provided that the new procedures take effect from Thursday 16/2/1443 AH corresponding to 9/23/2021 AD at 12:00 noon.

The most important new modifications
Reducing the quarantine period to 5 days, and it was previously between 7 to 10 days
Acceptance of unapproved vaccines in Saudi Arabia
Entry of escorts with immune relatives is subject to conditions
Amending the quarantine of citizens from the current institutional to the home stone only

The Civil Aviation Authority has noted the amendment of the home quarantine procedures for male and female citizens, so that they are applied to the non-vaccinated, including the home quarantine for a period of 5 days, and that a corona examination is conducted for them on the fifth day with the application of the precautionary measures determined by the Ministry of Health.

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