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MOH Calls on Everyone to Avoid Being Led by Rumors about Safety and Efficacy of Coronavirus Vaccine
24 December 2020

​The Ministry of Health (MOH) has announced today (Thursday) that 189 new confirmed cases of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) have been reported in the Kingdom; thus bringing the total number to 361,725 confirmed cases, including 2,958 active cases, receiving the necessary medical care. Of these, there are 380 critical cases, while the health condition of the rest is stable. In addition, 190 new recoveries have been recorded, bringing the total recoveries to 352,608 cases, all praise is due to Allah. Also, 11 new deaths have been reported; bringing the total deaths to 6,159, May Allah bestow His mercy upon them. Moreover, 34,798 new Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) tests for COVID-19 have been conducted in the Kingdom's laboratories. ​

The Ministry has called on everyone to call the (937) Service Center in case of any inquiry regarding the virus, stressing that information should be taken from official sources and to avoid being led by rumors about the safety and efficacy of the vaccine.

Hence, MOH has called on all people to frequently wash their hands with water and soap, as it is the major shield against COVID-19, and to wear medical or cloth face masks, or any mouth-nose covers, except those who are alone in a closed area.

MOH has reiterated that anyone, who has symptoms or wants an assessment, can use the self-assessment service on «Mawid» app or visit «Tetamman» Clinics (237 clinics), which have been devoted by MOH to serving those who show COVID-19 symptoms. Those, who have questions, can also inquire or seek advice by calling the 937-Service Center, available 24/7. The Center is now made closer to everyone than ever. The public can also benefit from its interactive services through WhatsApp app. on the number 920005937. They can have access to health information and updates on COVID-19. The service also provides users with information on blood donation and primary health care centers (PHCs). Besides, it enables them to reserve appointments.

Last Update : 27 December 2020 10:33 AM
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