The decision to suspend entry to Saudi Arabia from 6 countries, including Egypt, will enter into force today, Wednesday. Yesterday, Tuesday, the General Authority of Civil Aviation in Saudi Arabia confirmed that the Kingdom decided to suspend direct entry to its lands from 6 countries. One in the morning.
As for the six countries concerned, they are Indonesia, Pakistan, Brazil, Vietnam, Egypt and India, where there will be no need to spend 14 days outside these countries before entering the Kingdom.
To Therefore, the authority stressed to all air carriers the importance of implementing the arrival procedures, which include submitting a valid PCR certificate 72 hours before the flight, and registering on the Admission platform, as well as applying institutional quarantine procedures for a period of 5 days, regardless of the status of immunization outside the Kingdom, and also adherence to taking The medical swab on the first and fifth days of the quarantine.
And she affirmed the commitment to applying all the precautionary and preventive measures adopted in the Kingdom.
Suspension of flights
Last Friday, the Kingdom announced the suspension of flights to and from the countries of South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Lesotho, and Eswatini.)
An official source in the Ministry of Interior revealed at the time, that it was decided to suspend flights from those countries for reasons related to the outbreak of the new Corona virus pandemic, and based on continuous follow-up to the epidemiological situation, and what the competent health authorities in the Kingdom submitted about the emergence of a mutated strain.
in turn The World Health Organization has called on people who are not in good health or at risk of severe or fatal COVID-19 disease, especially people aged 60 and over or who have comorbidities such as heart disease, cancer and diabetes, to postpone travel.
While the Saudi Minister of Health, Fahd Al-Jalajil, affirmed that the Kingdom is carefully following the developments in the world. Confronting the Corona virus and its mutations. And he added, yesterday evening, Tuesday, that his country had raised its readiness at all levels to confront Corona and its modifications, asking everyone to ensure their safety by completing immunization and adhering to precautionary measures.