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COVID-19 Vaccines Approved in KSA Are Safe, 2 Doses Effective Against Variants, MOH Says
10 August 2021

The Ministry of Health (MOH) stated that the COVID-19 vaccines approved in the Kingdom are safe and effective, highlighting the importance of taking 2 COVID-19 vaccine doses to prevent the fast-spreading Covid-19 variants. Also, MOH pointed out that immunity starts to develop after receiving the first dose, while the second dose activates it.

According to MOH's latest statistics, 864 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been recorded in the Kingdom over the past 24 hours; thus bringing the total number to 535,176 confirmed cases, including 10,829 active cases and 1,396 critical cases.

In addition, 451 new recoveries have been recorded, bringing the total number to 515,990 recoveries. Also, 12 new deaths have been reported; bringing the total deaths to 8,357, 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 : 10 August 2021 04:27 PM
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