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MOH Ensures Vaccine Safety and Effectiveness, Reiterates Importance of Precautions
20 April 2021

The Ministry of Health (MOH) has underlined that the COVID-19​ vaccines approved in the Kingdom are safe and effective to prevent the infection with the virus and its complications, Allah Willing, highlighting that these vaccines are approved by competent authorities after meeting the highest safety and security standards, as well as achieving the high level of effectiveness and safety.

Hence, MOH has reiterated the importance of adherence to precautionary measures, including wearing face-masks, maintaining physical distancing, sterilizing hands, and avoiding shaking hands; to the spread of the virus for the health and safety of everyone.

According to MOH's latest statistics, 1,070 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the Kingdom; thus bringing the total number to 407,010 confirmed cases, including 9,626 active cases, and 1,105 critical cases.

In addition, 940 new recoveries have been recorded, bringing the total number to 390,538 recoveries. Also, 12 new deaths have been reported; bringing the total deaths to 6,846, May Allah bestow His mercy upon them. 

MOH has also advised everyone to contact 937-Service Center for any consultation and inquiries around the clock, obtaining reliable health information and services, as well as knowing the latest development of COVID-19

Last Update : 21 April 2021 12:36 PM
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