The official spokesman for the Ministry of Health, Dr. Muhammad Al-Abdali, confirmed that the epidemiological indicators in the Kingdom and the world continue to decline, especially in the Kingdom, which, praise be to God, is recording a significant decline and a decrease in the registration of cases.
He indicated that the number of doses of the Corona vaccine given in the Kingdom exceeded 42 million doses, and more than 18 million and 800 thousand people have completed immunization.
He added that the percentages witnessed an increase during the past week, and that there are 3 regions that witnessed more than 65% of those who took the two doses, which are Al-Baha, Riyadh and Al-Sharqiya. Admission to intensive care is for persons who have not completed both doses.
Dr. Al-Abd Al-Aali noted the previously published statement about the requirement to obtain a two-dose vaccination in order to enter a number of activities, indicating its importance as the only means of protecting him and the members of society, as recovering from infection is not enough, and also recovering from infection with taking one dose is not sufficient to confront mutant around the world.
He revealed that there are new updates that the Tawakkalna application will make in terms of health status, most notably that as of October 10, it will be an immunized condition only for those who have completed their immunization with two doses, and in that case the person will be immunized, pointing out that the seasonal influenza vaccine does not conflict with Corona vaccines.
Al-Abdali added that 41 new cases of the new Corona virus (COVID-19) were recorded, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the Kingdom to (547262) cases, and the number of active cases reached (2208) active cases, and the number of critical cases reached (181) cases.
This came during a press conference held today, Sunday, with the participation of the official spokesman for the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah, Hisham Abdel Moneim Saeed, noting that the number of people recovered in the Kingdom reached (536,330) cases, adding (49) new cases of recovery, and the number of deaths reached (8724) cases. By adding two new cases.