Dr. Muhammad Al-Abdel Ali, the spokesman of the ministry of health said that more than 1.5 million people have so far received the first coronavirus vaccine dose.
On Tuesday, during the daily press conference to brief on the covid-19 situation in the kingdom, the spokesman said that those patients who suffer from hypersensitivity disorder can also take the vaccine.
“The vaccines approved in the Kingdom have proven their response to the mutated strain of the virus,” he said while giving details about the vaccine doses that the duration between the two doses depends upon the type of vaccine.
The spokesperson also stressed getting quarantined if a person comes in contact with a covid-19 patient to keep the others safe from the pandemic.
The Ministry of Health reassured that it is still monitoring the fluctuation in the confirmed and critical cases of the coronavirus in the Kingdom amid a tremendous response from the part of the public to take coronavirus vaccine.
Abdul Rahman Al-Hussein, the spokesman of the Ministry of Commerce, called on megastores and shops such as electronic and retail stores, cafes, and restaurants to give special discounts for those customers who have received the coronavirus vaccine.
Abdur Rehman also asked the people to go for advance booking in cafes and restaurants via online channels and phone calls.
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“The overcrowding is the wrong behavior inside commercial establishments and must be addressed, and there are three best methods for managing overcrowding, including resorting to advance booking, drive-through system, and maintain a social distance of 1.5 meters between two persons,” he added.
He also informed that covid monitoring teams are working hard to prevent violations of covid protocols throughout the kingdom and sparing no effort.